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Encyclopedia > Peyton Randolph (governor)

Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) Virginia politician. Following the death of Governor George William Smith, Randolph served as acting Governor of Virginia 1811-1812. 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 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. ... George William Smith (1762-1811) was a Virginia politician. ... Randolph may refer to many places in the United States: East Randolph, New York Randolph, Iowa Randolph, Kansas Randolph, Maine Randolph, Massachusetts Randolph, Minnesota Randolph, Missouri Randolph, Nebraska Randolph, New Hampshire Randolph (town), New York Randolph (village), New York Randolph, Vermont Randolph, Utah Randolph, Wisconsin Randolph (town), Wisconsin Randolph Township... The Governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Preceded by:
George William Smith
Governor of Virginia
Succeeded by:
James Barbour

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peyton randolph (1053 words)
Peyton Randolph was born in Tazewell Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1721; died October 22, 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Governor Dinwiddie was naturally angry that the king's attorney should have left the colony without his consent, and on a mission hostile to his demand.
Randolph persuaded the enraged citizens not to assault the governor's residence.
Peyton Randolph (4469 words)
Peyton Randolph was born in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1721 and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 22 October 1775.
In 1754 Randolph was commissioned by the Virginia House of the Burgesses to appeal the unconstitutionality of the "Pistole Fee" exaction by Governor Dinwiddie to the English ministry in London.
Peyton Randolph presided over the Virginia convention of August 1, 1774 and was the first of seven deputies appointed by it to the proposed congress at Philadelphia.
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