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John Randolph

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Birth
Prince George County, Virginia, USA
Death
24 May 1833 (aged 59)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA GPS-Latitude: 37.5327819, Longitude: -77.4596592
Plot
Section 16
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US Congressman, US Senator. Born in Cawsons, Virginia, he graduated from the College of New Jersey and Columbia College New York City, studied law in Philadelphia, but never practiced as a lawyer. In 1799, he was elected to the Sixth Congress and to the six next succeeding Congresses, serving until 1813. He was again elected to the Fourteenth Congress served (1815-17), then elected to the Sixteenth Congress in 1819 and to the next three succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation in 1825. In 1825, he was appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy by the resignation of James Barbour and served until 1827. He was again elected to the Twentieth Congress, serving (1827-29). He was a member of the Virginia constitutional convention at Richmond in 1829 and was appointed United States Minister to Russia by President Andrew Jackson in 1830 and served until he resigned in 1833. That same year, he was elected to the Twenty-third Congress and served until his death at age 59 in Philadelphia, Pennslyvainia.
US Congressman, US Senator. Born in Cawsons, Virginia, he graduated from the College of New Jersey and Columbia College New York City, studied law in Philadelphia, but never practiced as a lawyer. In 1799, he was elected to the Sixth Congress and to the six next succeeding Congresses, serving until 1813. He was again elected to the Fourteenth Congress served (1815-17), then elected to the Sixteenth Congress in 1819 and to the next three succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation in 1825. In 1825, he was appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy by the resignation of James Barbour and served until 1827. He was again elected to the Twentieth Congress, serving (1827-29). He was a member of the Virginia constitutional convention at Richmond in 1829 and was appointed United States Minister to Russia by President Andrew Jackson in 1830 and served until he resigned in 1833. That same year, he was elected to the Twenty-third Congress and served until his death at age 59 in Philadelphia, Pennslyvainia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Gravesite Details

According to the Daily Dispatch, Volume 56, Number 141, 12 December 1879 published in Richmond, VA, John Randolph's remains where moved in 1879 from his home burial ground at Charlotte county, VA to Richmond, VA.



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  • Added: Apr 25, 1998
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/852/john-randolph: accessed ), memorial page for John Randolph (2 Jun 1773–24 May 1833), Find a Grave Memorial ID 852, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.