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Encyclopedia > John W. Daniel

John Warwick Daniel (September 5, 1842June 29, 1910) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and represented Virginia in both the U.S. House and the Senate. September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is the longest-standing political party in the world (unless one considers the British Conservative Party to be an extension of the much older Tories). ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... The Virginia House of Delegates is the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Official languages English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 7. ... The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...


Daniels was known as the Lame Lion of Lynchburg since he was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness while serving as a Major in the Confedarate Army. This article is about the Battle of the Wilderness in the American Civil War. ... Some Confederate soldiers The Confederate States Army (CSA) was formed in February, 1861, to defend the Confederate States of America, which had itself been formed that same year when seven southern states seceded from the United States (with four more to follow). ...


External link

  • biographic sketch at U.S. Congress website
Preceded by:
William Mahone
U.S. Senator from Virginia
18871910
Succeeded by:
Claude A. Swanson

 
 

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