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Isaac Dabbs

Member From: 1875 - 1877

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  • Birth Date: late 1840's Birth Place:Charlotte County, Virginia
  • Death Date: 1910
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
  • Spouse: Sarah Ann Brown (m. December 29, 1869); Sarah Catherine Howell (m. March 30, 1898)
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  • Additional Info Links: Bio from Encyclopedia Virginia
  • Additional Info: ​Isaac Dabbs, a laborer, was born a slave probably late in the 1840s in Charlotte County to George and Frankie Dabbs. In the 1870 census he was reported as not being able to read nor write. A Radical Republican, he represented Charlotte County in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1875 to 1877. He died after the census enumeration of his ward in April 1910.​
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1875-1877 Charlotte County Radical Republican Labor and the Poor

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