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Watkins Moorman Abbitt

  • Birth 21 May 1908 Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 13 Jul 1998 Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 23953652

US Congressman. He was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 1931 and was the Commonwealth Attorney of Appomattox County, Virginia from 1932 to 1948. In 1948 he was elected as a Democrat representing Virginia's 4th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Patrick H. Drewry He was reelected to the twelve succeeding Congresses, and served from 1948 1973.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 14 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23953652
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Watkins Moorman Abbitt (21 May 1908–13 Jul 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23953652, citing Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .