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Hugh Elmwood Caperton

  • Birth 17 Apr 1781 Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 9 Feb 1847 Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7619525

U.S. Congressman. Successful in farming and mercantile pursuits, he was Sheriff of Monroe County, in 1805 and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1810-13). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress, serving until 1815. After leaving Congress, he was again a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1826-30) and resumed his business interests until his death at age 65.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 25 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7619525
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Elmwood Caperton (17 Apr 1781–9 Feb 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7619525, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .