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Encyclopedia > William H. Roane
William Henry Roane


Junior Senator, Virginia
In office
March 14, 1837March 3, 1841
Preceded by Richard E. Parker
Succeeded by William S. Archer

Born September 17, 1787
Virginia, USA
Died May 11, 1845
Tree Hill, Virginia, USA
Political party Democratic-Republican, Democrat
Profession Politician

William Henry Roane (September 17, 1787May 11, 1845) was a politician from Virginia and the grandson of founding father Patrick Henry. Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Richard Elliot Parker (December 27, 1783– September 10, 1840) was born at Rock Spring, Westmoreland County, Virginia. ... William Segar Archer (March 5, 1789– March 28, 1855) was an American farmer, lawyer, and politician from Amelia County, Virginia. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic-Republican Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison as the Republican party (not related to the present-day Republican Party) in 1792, was the dominant political party in the United States from 1800 until the 1820s, when it split into competing factions, one of which became the... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Founding Fathers are persons instrumental in the establishment of an institution, usually a political institution, especially those connected to the origination of its ideals. ... Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known and remembered primarily for his stirring oratory. ...


Born in Virginia, Roane pursued in preparatory studies as a young man. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1812 to 1815 and was later elected a Democratic-Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1814, serving from 1815 to 1817. Roane was not a candidate for reelection and instead became a member of the executive council of Virginia. He was later elected a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill a vacancy, serving from 1837 to 1841. Their, he was chairman of the Committee on the District of Columbia from 1837 to 1839. After being unsuccessful for reelection, Roane engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death on May 11, 1845 in Tree Hill, Virginia. He was interned in Lyons Family Cemetery in Hanover County, Virginia. Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... The Virginia House of Delegates is the lower house of the Virginia General Assembly. ... The Democratic-Republican Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison as the Republican party (not related to the present-day Republican Party) in 1792, was the dominant political party in the United States from 1800 until the 1820s, when it split into competing factions, one of which became the... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... The United States Senate Committee on the District of Columbia was one of the first standing committees created in the United States Senate, in 1816. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat Hanover Area  - Total  - Water 1,228 km² (474 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ...


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Preceded by
John Roane
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1815March 3, 1817 (obsolete district)
Succeeded by
Robert S. Garnett
Preceded by
Richard E. Parker
United States Senator (Class 2) from Virginia
March 14, 1837March 3, 1841
Served alongside: William C. Rives
Succeeded by
William S. Archer

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