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Waller Redd Staples
Birth: Feb. 22, 1826
Patrick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1897
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA

CSA Congressman. Born in Patrick County, Virginia, he graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1846 and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He served in the Virginia Legislature from 1853 to 1854. During the Civil War, he represented Virginia in the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama in 1861, and represented Virginia in the first and second Confederate Congress, serving from 1862 to 1865. Following the Civil War he served as a justice on the Virginia Supreme Court from 1870 to 1882. In 1884 he was a democratic presidential elector. Also from 1884 1886 he served as a Virginia Commissioner charged with revising the Statues of the Commonwealth. (bio by: S.G. Thompson) 
Fair View Cemetery
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Lat: 37.28790 - Lon: 79.99135
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: S.G. Thompson
Record added: Feb 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10539047
Waller Redd Staples
Added by: George Seitz
Waller Redd Staples
Added by: S.G. Thompson
Waller Redd Staples
Added by: S.G. Thompson
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Waller Redd Staples, Thank you for giving us Freedom proudly an American
- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: Nov. 25, 2016
Congressman in the CSA too, Waller Redd Staples
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Oct. 20, 2016

- Linda Davis
 Added: Aug. 20, 2016
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