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 Thomas Mann Randolph Jr.

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Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
Lower Tuckahoe, Goochland County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 Jun 1828 (aged 59)
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6643912 View Source

U.S. Congressman, Virginia Governor. By marrying Patsy Jefferson 1790, he became the son-in-law of the 3rd U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. He also was the father of George Wythe Randolph, and grandfather of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge. He attended the College of William and Mary Virginia and the University of Edinburgh Scotland, (1785-88). Entering politics, he was a member of the Virginia Senate, (1793-94). In 1803, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses, serving until 1807. He served as a Colonel in both the Virginia Militia and as a Colonel of the 12th Infantry, U.S. Army and during the War of 1812. After the war, he was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1819-20). In 1819, he was elected as a Republican the 21st Virginia Governor, serving until 1822. After leaving office, he again served as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1823-25). It was later said, he had died from exposure after giving his cloak to a beggar on the highway.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: TM
  • Added: 28 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6643912
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6643912/thomas-mann-randolph : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. (1 Oct 1768–20 Jun 1828), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6643912, citing Monticello Graveyard, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .