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McDowell Delaney

Member From: 1871 - 1873

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  • Birth Date: June 30, 1844 Birth Place:Amelia County, Virginia
  • Death Date: May 30, 1926
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
  • Spouse: Mary P. Bolling (m. January 29, 1873)
  • Children: 4+
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  • Additional Info Links: Bio from Encyclopedia Virginia
  • Additional Info: ​McDowell Delaney was a bricklayer, teacher, minister, and mason. He was born free in Amelia County in 1844 to parents Edmund and Sally Hughes Delaney. His father was a miller and teacher. Mr. Delaney attended the school in which his father taught and he later became a teacher and pastor for several churches and possibly organized a Baptist Association. Mr. Delaney represented Amelia County in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1871 to 1873. He reportedly died in 1929.​
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1871-1873 Amelia Republican Claims
Retrenchment and Economy

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