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John B. Floyd
Member From: 1847 - 1856
- Birth Date: June 1, 1806 Birth Place:Smithfield Plantation, Montgomery County, VA
- Death Date: August 26, 1863
- Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
- Spouse: Sally Buchanan Preston
- Children: none
- Education: South Carolina College
- Military Service: Appointed Brigadier General in Confederate Army - May, 1861 Command of Confederate Army of the Kanawha - August, 1861 Dismissed from Confederate Army by President Davis - March, 1862 Appointed a Major General of the Virginia Militia
- Occupation/Profession: lawyer
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- Additional Info: Son of John Floyd (1783 - 1837) who was served in the U.S. Congress 1817 - 1829 & was Governor of Virginia 1830 - 1834
1848-1849 Assembly-Samuel E. Goodson replaced John B. Floyd, who had been elected governor.
- Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices:
Governor of Virginia - 1849 - 1852
U.S. Secretary of War - Adminstration of James Buchanan - 1857 - 1860
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