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Isaac Coles

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Isaac Coles Famous memorial

Birth
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Death
3 Jun 1813 (aged 66)
Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Java, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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US Congressman. He served in the Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War, rising the rank of Colonel. After the United States Constitution was ratified in 1789, he was among the ten Virginians to be elected to the First Congress, and served as an At-Large Representative from Virginia in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1789 to 1791. He was later elected to represent Virginia's 6th Congressional District, serving from 1783 to 1787. His cousin was Virginia patriot Patrick Henry, and his son, Walter Coles, served as a Congressman in the 1840s.
US Congressman. He served in the Virginia Militia during the Revolutionary War, rising the rank of Colonel. After the United States Constitution was ratified in 1789, he was among the ten Virginians to be elected to the First Congress, and served as an At-Large Representative from Virginia in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1789 to 1791. He was later elected to represent Virginia's 6th Congressional District, serving from 1783 to 1787. His cousin was Virginia patriot Patrick Henry, and his son, Walter Coles, served as a Congressman in the 1840s.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tigger
  • Added: Jan 27, 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/47208052/isaac-coles: accessed ), memorial page for Isaac Coles (2 Mar 1747–3 Jun 1813), Find a Grave Memorial ID 47208052, citing Coles Family Cemetery, Java, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.