COL William Grayson


COL William Grayson Famous memorial

Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Mar 1790 (aged 53–54)
Dumfries, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Burial Woodbridge, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6812661 View Source

U.S. Continental Congressman, U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, studied law at the University of Oxford England, then returned to Virginia and practiced law in Dumfries. During the Revolutionary War, served as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to General George Washington and was commissioner of the Board of War, (1780-81). Entering politics, he was a member of Virginia House of Delegates, (1784-85) and a member of the Continental Congress, (1785-87). In 1889, he was elected to the United States Senate and served until his death at 50.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 30 Sep 2002
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