William Hodges Mann

William Hodges Mann

Birth
Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Dec 1927 (aged 84)
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Ward I, Old Ground, Section 23, Square 4
Memorial ID 7140828 · View Source
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Virginia Governor. He attended Brownsburg Academy, became Deputy Clerk of Nottoway County, Virginia and served of Private in the 12th Virginia Infantry, Confederate Army, during the Civil War. After the war, he studied law and began practicing law in Nottoway County, in 1867. He was the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Nottoway, in 1870, the first County Judge of Nottoway County, (1890-92) and was a member of the Virginia Senate, (1899-1910). In 1910 he was elected as a Democrat the 46th Governor of Virginia, serving until 1914. During his administration, he pressed to widen the scope of agricultural demonstration work, promoting progress in scientific agriculture and helping to disseminate knowledge to farmers. After leaving office, he became president of the Citizens’ Bank and returned to his legal practice until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: PL
  • Added: 2 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7140828
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hodges Mann (30 Jul 1843–12 Dec 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7140828, citing Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .