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Patrick Henry Drewry
Birth: May 24, 1875
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1947
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Randolph-Macon College, in 1896, studied law at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, was admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced to practice law in Petersburg, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia State Senate (1912-20), plus was a delegate to many various Democratic Virginia State conventions. He was chairman of the Economy and Efficiency Commission of Virginia (1916-18), chairman of the Virginia State auditing committee (1916-20), chairman of the Virginia State advisory board in 1919 and a member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, in 1925. In 1920, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Walter A. Watson, reelected to the Sixty-seventh Congress and to the next thirteen succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 72. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary E Metcalf Drewry (____ - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Patrick Henry Drewry (1907 - 1980)*
  John M. Drewry (1911 - 1978)*
  William Emmett Drewry (1913 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blandford Cemetery
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 10, 2003
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