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William Thomas Poague

Member From: 1871 - 1873

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  • Birth Date: December 20, 1835 Birth Place:Rockbridge county, VA
  • Death Date: September 8, 1914
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Sarah Josephine Moore
  • Children: Elizabeth Moore Durrance, Robert Barclay, William Thomas, Henry Grisby
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Education: Presbyterian High School in Brownsburg, VA, Washington College (1857), Judge Brockenbrough's law school (1859-1860)
  • Military Service: Confederate Army (1861-65)
  • Occupation/Profession: Lawyer, Farmer
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Board of Directors of Western State Hospital, Board of Trustees of Washington College and Washington and Lee University, Member of the Lexington School Board, Phi Kappa Phi
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1871-1873 Rockbridge Library (Chair)
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