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 William H. Cabell

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William H. Cabell

Birth
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
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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.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 25 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6953551
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6953551/william-h.-cabell : 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 .