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Encyclopedia > Beverley Randolph

Beverley Randolph (September 11, 1753– February 1797) was a American politician from Virginia. He served as governor of Virginia from 1788 to 1791. September 11 is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years). ... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Beverley was born to Peter and Lucy (Bolling) Randolph at Turkey Island in Henrico County and educated at William and Mary. (Turkey Island is both an island in the James River and the name of the Randolph family plantation.) He married Martha Cocke in 1775. Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Richmond Area  - Total  - Water 634 km² (245 mi²) 17 km² (7 mi²) 2. ... College of William and Mary The College of William and Mary in Virginia is a public, liberal-arts university located in Williamsburg, Virginia. ... The James River is the name of at least two rivers in the United States. ... 1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Beverley served in the militia during the Revolutionary War and was a member of the state's House of Delegates from 1777 to 1780. He was elected Governor in 1788, the first to be elected after Virginia became a state. He died on his farm near Green Creek in Cumberland County and is buried in the Westview Cemtery in nearby Farmville, Virginia. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen North American colonies. ... 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Farmville is a town located in Virginia. ...



Preceded by:
Edmund Randolph
Governor of Virginia
17881791
Succeeded by:
Henry Lee


Edmund Jennings Randolph (August 10, 1753 – September 12, 1813) was an American attorney, Governor of Virginia, Secretary of State, and the first United States Attorney General. ... This is a list of Governors of Virginia since Virginia became a U.S. state following the American Revolutionary War. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Henry Lee is the name of several prominent people. ...


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Edmund Randolph - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (542 words)
Randolph was born at Tazewell Hall to the prominent colonial Randolph family in Williamsburg, Virginia, and he was educated in law at the College of William and Mary.
Randolph was selected as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1779, and served there to 1782.
Randolph was elected Governor of Virginia in 1786, that same year leading a delegation to the Annapolis Convention.
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