William H. Cabell


William H. Cabell Famous memorial

Cumberland County, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Jan 1853 (aged 80)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6953551 View Source

Virginia Governor. He attended Hampden-Sydney College, (1785-89), received a law degree from the College of William and Mary, in 1893, was admitted to the bar in 1894 and practiced law in Richmond, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, (1796-1805). In 1805, he was elected as a Democrat-Republican, the 14th Governor of Virginia, serving until 1808. After leaving office, he served as Judge of the General Court, (1808-11) and was a trustee of Hampden-Sydney College, (1809-30). In 1830, he was appointed a judge for the Court of Appeals and served until his resignation due to ill health in 1851.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 25 Nov 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William H. Cabell (16 Dec 1772–12 Jan 1853), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6953551, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .