Virginia Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 22 of 449 people who took part.

Members (22):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Jacob B. Blair Visualize (11 April, 1821 -- 12 February, 1901) Blair was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Wood County, Va., Blair studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Blair was elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative John S. Carlile. Afterwards, Blair was elected as an Unconditional Unionist from West Virginia to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas S. Bocock Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Alexander R. Boteler Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
William G. Brown Visualize (25 September, 1800 -- 19 April, 1884) Brown was an American lawyer and politician representing both Virginia and West Virginia. Born in Kingwood, Preston County, Va., Brown studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823. Brown served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1832 and 1840-1843. Brown was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses and afterwards participated as a delegate in the State constitutional conventions of 1850 and 1861. Brown was later elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress and after the admission of West Virginia as a State was elected as an Unconditional Unionist from West Virginia to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
John S. Carlile Visualize (16 December, 1817 -- 24 October, 1878) Carlile was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Winchester, Va., Carlile studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Carlile participated as a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1850 and was a member of the State senate from 1847 to 1851. Carlile was elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and afterwards participated as a delegate to the State secession convention in February 1861. Carlile was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress, however, only served up and until he was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of Robert M.T. Hunter. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Sherrard Clemens Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Daniel C. De Jarnette Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry A. Edmundson Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Muscoe R. H. Garnett Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
John T. Harris Visualize (May 8, 1823 — October 14, 1899) John Thomas Harris was an American politician and lawyer. Harris was born in Browns Gap, Virginia in 1823. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Harris was the Commonwealth attorney for Rockingham County, Virginia, for seven years from 1852 to 1859. He was first elected as an Independent Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1861. After Virginia seceded from the Union, Harris served in the State House of Delegates from 1863 to 1865, and later served as a judge of the twelfth judicial circuit from 1866 to 1869. He was elected again to the United States House of Representatives, this time as a Democrat, and served from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1881. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/H000247] Virginia Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Robert M. T. Hunter Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Albert G. Jenkins Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Shelton F. Leake Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Elbert S. Martin Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
James M. Mason Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
John S. Millson Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Roger A. Pryor Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Joseph Segar Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
William Smith Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles H. Upton Visualize None Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Kellian Whaley Visualize (6 May, 1821 -- 20 May, 1876) Whaley was an American businessman and politician. Born in Utica, N.Y., Whaley was elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress. Whaley was elected as an Unconditional Unionist from West Virginia to the Thirty-eighth and to the succeeding Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Waitman T. Willey Visualize (18 October, 1811 -- 2 May, 1900) Willey was an American lawyer and politician representing both Virginia and West Virginia. Born in Monongalia County, Va., Willey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Willey participated in the Virginia State constitutional convention of 1850 and 1851 and later participated as a delegate to West Virginia's State constitutional convention. Afterwards, Willey was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate from Virginia to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of James M. Mason. After West Virginia was admitted into the union, Willey was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate representing West Virginia in 1862 and was reelected in 1865 as a Republican. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Virginia Delegation (This negotiation) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)