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William Francis Rhea
Birth: Apr. 20, 1858
Washington County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1931
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from King College Tennessee in 1878, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced to practice law in Bristol, Virginia. He was judge of the Washington County Court (1880-1885), a member of the Virginia State Senate (1885-88) and judge of the City Court of Bristol, in 1895. In 1899, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1903. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he moved to Richmond, Virginia, when appointed a member of the Virginia State corporation commission, serving (1908-25). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Chester Keebler Rhea (1860 - 1913)*
  Rosa Smith Turpin Rhea (1867 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Irby Keebler Rhea (1881 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Nov 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6918682
William Francis Rhea
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William Francis Rhea
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