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Encyclopedia > Robert Brooke (Virginia)

Robert Brooke (1751-1799) was a Virginia politician. He served as Governor of Virginia from 1794 to 1796 and as attorney general of Virginia in 1798. He was also a Freemason. He died February 27, 1799. Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... The Attorney General of Virginia is an executive office in the Government of Virginia. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... American Square & Compasses Freemasonry is a worldwide fraternal organization. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Brooke County, West Virginia is named in his honor. Brooke County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ...

Preceded by:
Henry Lee
Governor of Virginia
1794–1796
Succeeded by:
James Wood

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List of West Virginia county name etymologies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (672 words)
Brooke County: Brooke is named for Governor of Virginia Robert Brooke.
Gilmer County: Gilmer is named for Governor of Virginia and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Thomas Walker Gilmer.
Randolph County: Randolph is named for U.S. Attorney General and Governor of Virginia Edmund Jennings Randolph.
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