Biography of William Heth
Prominent Persons in Virginia, Biographies

Heth, William, born in Virginia, 1735, died in Richmond, April 15, 1808. He was an officer in Montgomery’s regiment in the French war, and was wounded at Quebec. He joined the American army at the beginning of the revolution, and was lieutenant-colonel of the Third Virginia until the war closed; he afterward held a lucrative office under President Washington.

Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography
Volume II
By: Lyon Gardiner Tyler, LL. D.
Lewis Historical Publishing Company
New York 1915

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