Biography of Philip P. Barbuor
Orange County, VA Biographies





BARBOUR, PHILIP PENDLETON. Born May 25, 1783; son of Thomas and brother of the Governor. After he had been admitted to the Bar and had practiced law, he studied at William and Mary College; member of the Legislature 1812-14; of the United States House of Representatives 1814-21, and Speaker of the House; resigned in 1825, and was appointed United States District Judge; again Member of Congress from 1827 to 1830; was President of the Virginia Convention of 1829, succeeding James Monroe, and. was a notable member of that eminent body of statesmen; appointed associate justice United States Supreme Court by Andrew Jackson in 1836; and was found dead in his bed in Washington, February 25, 1841. He is buried in the Congressional Cemetery.


FROM:
A History of Orange County, Virginia
By: W. W. Scott
Everett Waddey & Co.
Richmond, Va. 1907



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