John Strother Pendleton

Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Nov 1868 (aged 65)
Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Burial Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 9597360 · View Source
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US Congressman. He served for twelve years a member of Virginia House of Delegates, then was appointed by President John Tyler as Charge d'Affairs to Chile. He served there three years, and then elected to Congress in 1845, and again in 1847, where he was called "The Lone Star" being the only Whig member from Virginia. In 1851, was appointed President Millard Fillmore's Charge d'Affairs to Buenos Aries and on a special mission to Paraguay.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Strother Pendleton (1 Mar 1803–19 Nov 1868), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9597360, citing Redwood Plantation Cemetery, Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .