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George Smith Bernard

Member From: 1877 - 1879

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  • Birth Date: August 27, 1837 Birth Place:Culpeper Courthouse, VA
  • Death Date: February 20, 1912
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Fanny Rutherfoord (m. June 23 1870)
  • Children: Frances Rutherfoord Cocke, Kate Elizabeth Feild, Janet Meldrum Nichols, Ella Ashby Nalle, and George Strother Bernard
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Education: University of Virginia
  • Military Service: Military of the Confederacy
  • Occupation/Profession: Lawyer, Editor and Reporter for the Petersburg Daily Express
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: member of the Petersburg school board, Petersburg Commonwealth Attorney
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1877-1879 Petersburg Democrat Courts of Justice
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