Capt Frank V. Winston

Capt Frank V. Winston

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Death 1915 (aged 84–85)
Burial Louisa, Louisa County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 15861669 · View Source
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The son of John H. and Demaris Althea Campbell Winston. Frank was one of the ablest lawyers Louisa County ever produced. He had an outstanding Christian Character and exerted a wide influence upon his fellow citizens. He was Captain of Company D, the Louisa Blues, 13th Virginia Infantry. His brother, James E. Winston, was killed by his side during a charge at Chantilly. By October 1863 he was a member of the Confederate House of Delegates representing Louisa County, in Richmond. In 1890, the Virginia General Assembly passed an act incorporating the Virginia State Bar Association. Section 1 of the act provides: "Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, That William J. Robertson, R.G.H. Kean, Thomas Tabb, John W. Riely, James A. Walker, Holmes Conrad, Frank V. Winston, S. Ferguson Beach, John H. Fulton, Charles A. Graves, Richard B. Tunstall, James C. Lamb, Charles M. Blackford, William J. Leake, Thomas S. Martin, Alexander Hamilton, James E. Heath, Micajah Woods, George M. Harrison, F.H. McGuire, and such other persons as are now associated with them in the unincorporated society known as the Virginia State Bar Association, or as may be hereafter associated with them under this charter, be, and they are hereby, incorporated under the corporate name of 'The Virginia State Bar Association,' for the purpose of cultivating and advancing the science of jurisprudence, facilitating the administration of justice in this State, and upholding and elevating the standard of honor, integrity, and courtesy in the legal profession."


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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 23 Sep 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15861669
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Frank V. Winston (1830–1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15861669, citing Oakland Cemetery, Louisa, Louisa County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .