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Burwell Bassett Famous memorial

Birth
New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Death
26 Feb 1841 (aged 76)
New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
10511851 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born in New Kent County, Virginia, he was educated at the College of William and Mary, was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1787-89) and served in the Virginia State Senate, (1794-1805). In 1805, he was elected as a Republican to the Ninth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1813. He was again elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses, serving (1815-1819) and after his term, served again as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1819-21). He was again elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, serving (1821-29). He died in retirement at age 76 in New Kent County, Virginia.

U.S. Congressman. Born in New Kent County, Virginia, he was educated at the College of William and Mary, was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1787-89) and served in the Virginia State Senate, (1794-1805). In 1805, he was elected as a Republican to the Ninth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1813. He was again elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses, serving (1815-1819) and after his term, served again as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1819-21). He was again elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, serving (1821-29). He died in retirement at age 76 in New Kent County, Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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