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John Garland Pollard
Birth: Aug. 4, 1871
King and Queen County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1937
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Virginia Governor. Born in Virginia to a Baptist minister John, and his wife Virginia Bagby Pollard. John attended Richmond College and received an LL.B. from Columbian (now George Washington) University Law School in 1893. In 1904, he issued Pollard's Code, an annotation of Virginia's law. He became Attorney General in 1914 and moved to Europe in 1918, where he was trial justice of the Y.M.C.A.. Afterward, he was named by Woodrow Wilson as a member of the Federal Trade Commission. In 1921 John moved to Williamsburg, Virginia and was first Dean of the Marshall Wythe School of Citizenship and Government. He would later become Mayor. John would marry first Grace Phillips, together they would have four children, after her death he married Violet Elizabeth McDougall, they had no children. John became Democratic governor of Virginia in 1930, he established the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the first state art museum in the United States. John also authored A Connotary: Definitions Not Found in Dictionaries, Collected from the Sayings of the Wise and Otherwise in 1935. His personal papers, including papers from his time as governor, are held by the Special Collections Research Center at the College of William & Mary. His executive papers from his time as governor are held by the Library of Virginia. He died at the age of 65. (bio by: Shock) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Pollard (1839 - 1911)
  Virginia Bagby Pollard (1839 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ellen Pollard Clarke (1862 - 1939)*
  Edward Bagby Pollard (1864 - 1927)*
  Juliet Pollard Wills (1866 - 1935)*
  John Garland Pollard (1871 - 1937)
  Lalla Ruth Pollard Smoot (1879 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 10, 2002
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