From Wythepedia: The George Wythe Encyclopedia
Revision as of 12:49, 12 March 2015 by Gwsweeney (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
George Wythe
Chancellor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
In office
December 24, 1788 – June 8, 1806
Preceded by Inaugural holder
Succeeded by Creed Taylor
Judge, High Court of Chancery of Virginia
In office
14 January, 1778 – June 8, 1806
Preceded by Inaugural holder
Succeeded by
Delegate to the Second Continental Congress
from Virginia
In office
August 11, 1775 – June 13, 1776
Preceded by
Succeeded by Mann Page
Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses
In office
1754 – 1775
Preceded by Armistead Burwell
Succeeded by
Mayor of the City of Williamsburg, Virginia
In office
1769 – 1770
Preceded by James Cocke
Succeeded by John Blair, Jr.
Attorney General, Colony of Virginia
In office
Preceded by Peyton Randolph
Succeeded by Peyton Randolph
In office
Preceded by {{{7thofficepreceded}}}
Succeeded by {{{7thofficesucceeded}}}
In office
Preceded by {{{8thofficepreceded}}}
Succeeded by {{{8thofficesucceeded}}}
Personal details
Born 1726
  Elizabeth City Co., Virginia
Died June 8, 1806 (aged 80)
  Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Resting place St. John's Church
Richmond, Virginia
Residence(s) Chesterville Plantation, Elizabeth City Co., Virginia
Prince George Co., Virginia
Spotsylvania Co., Virginia
Williamsburg, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Alma mater
Profession Lawyer
Professor of Law and Police (1779–1789)
Chancery Court Judge (1778–1806)
Spouse(s) Ann Lewis (1747-1748)
Elizabeth Taliaferro (1755–1789)
Relatives Thomas Wythe (father)
Margaret Walker Wythe (mother)
Thomas Wythe (elder brother)
Anne Wythe Sweeney (elder sister)
Known for Signer of the United States Declaration of Independence

To put an INFOBOX with a BIOGRAPHY on a person's page, copy and paste the following code: