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Joseph Reid Anderson

Member From: 1874 - 1879

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  • Birth Date: February 16, 1813 Birth Place:Botetourt County, Virginia
  • Death Date: September 7, 1892
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Archer Anderson (d. 1881) and Mary Evans Pegram Anderson
  • Children: LTC, Kate, Anna, William, Fannie, Ellen, Joseph, Sallie, Mary Ann, John, Lily, and Robert
  • Religion: Christian
  • Education: United States Military Academy at West Point (1836)
  • Military Service: CSA Brigadier General
  • Occupation/Profession: Chief Engineer of the Valley Turnpike Company and Tredegar Iron Company
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1874-1875 Richmond City Democrat Banks, Currency and Commerce (Chair)
1877-1879 Richmond City Democrat Federal Relations
Militia and Police

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