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John W. Lawson

Member From: 1869 - 1884

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  • Birth Date: 1837 Birth Place:
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Additional Info: ​1869 - 1871 Assembly - George R. Atkinson resigned, and Johw W. Lawson was elected to fill the vacancy. 1883 - 1884 Assembly - John W. Lawson was declared elected on prima facie evidence. No certificate from the Board of State Canvassers was presented.
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  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Senate: 1874-1877
    U.S. House of Representatives: 1891-1892
    Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1901
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1869-1871 Isle of Wight Asylums and Prisons
Chesapeake and its Tributaries
Propositions and Greivances
1871-1873 Isle of Wight Asylums and Prisons (Chair)
Propositions and Grievances
1883-1884 Isle of Wight Democrat Asylums and Prisons (Chair)
Counties, Cities and Towns
Roads and Internal Navigation

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