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John Banister
Birth: Dec. 26, 1734
Petersburg
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1788
Petersburg
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA

Continental Congressman. (in 1778) Signer and framer of the Articles of Confederation. Delegate from Virginia. John attended a private school located in Wakefield, England. He graduated in law from the Temple in London. He practiced law in Petersburg, Virginia upon his return to the Colonies. John was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1765-1775, and a member of the conventions of 1775 and 1776. He served in the Virginia house of delegates in 1776, 1777, and 1781-1783; During the Revolutionary War, John served as major and lieutenant colonel of the Virginia Militia. He died on his estate and is interred in the family burying ground on his estate.  (bio by: Dan Silva) 
 
Burial:
Hatcher’s Run Estate
Petersburg
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Aug 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11630543
John Banister
Added by: Garver Graver
 
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