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 Hugh Elmwood Caperton

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Hugh Elmwood Caperton Famous memorial

Birth
Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Death
9 Feb 1847 (aged 65)
Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
7619525 View Source

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.

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 ID: 7619525
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7619525/hugh-elmwood-caperton: accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Elmwood Caperton (17 Apr 1781–9 Feb 1847), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7619525, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Union, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.