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Virginia: Continental Congress


Delegates to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1774-88 (May be incomplete!)
Richard Bland 1774 Benjamin Harrison 1774-77 Patrick Henry 1774 Richard Henry Lee 1774-79 Edmund Pendleton 1774 Peyton Randolph 1774-75 George Washington 1774-75 Carter Braxton 1775-76 Thomas Jefferson 1775-76 Francis Lightfoot Lee 1775-78 Thomas Nelson, Jr. 1775-77 George Wythe 1775-77 John Harvie 1777-78 Joseph Jones 1777-78 Mann Page 1777 Thomas Adams 1778-80 John Banister 1778 Cyrus Griffin 1778-81 Meriwether Smith 1778-79 William Fitzhugh 1779 William Fleming 1779 James Mercer 1779 Thomas Nelson, Jr. 1779-80 Edmund Jenings Randolph 1779-82 Theodorick Bland 1780-83 James Henry 1780 Joseph Jones 1780-83 James Madison 1780-83 John Walker 1780 Meriwether Smith 1781 Arthur Lee 1782 Samuel Hardy 1783-85 Thomas Jefferson 1783-84 John Francis Mercer 1783-84 James Monroe 1783-86 Richard Henry Lee 1784-85 William Grayson 1785-87 Edward Carrington 1786-88 Henry Lee 1786-88 John Brown 1787-88 Cyrus Griffin 1787-88 Richard Henry Lee 1787 James Madison 1787-88 John Dawson 1788

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1785 Oct 17: Samuel Hardy, died in office.
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