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William Byrd III

William Byrd III

statesman, military officer
A gentry man whose gambling habits led to lifetime of debt.

Robert Carter

Robert Carter

statesman, planter
This religious enthusiast emancipated 500 slaves.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

statesman, lawyer, planter
Lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in virtually every aspect of the founding of America.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

statesman, lawyer, planter
Scholar, governor of Virginia, writer of the Declaration of Independence, and considered one of the founding fathers.

Richard Henry Lee

Richard Henry Lee

statesman, lawyer, planter
Planter who was a defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act.

Edmund Pendleton

Edmund Pendleton

lawyer, statesman
Moderate political views guide a lifetime of public service.

Robert Carter Nicholas

Robert Carter Nicholas

lawyer, statesman
Lawyer who introduced day of fasting, humiliation and prayer in sympathy with embargoed Boston.

Benjamin Powell

Benjamin Powell

builder, planter, statesman
A successful builder in colonial Williamsburg.

Edmund Randolph

Edmund Randolph

lawyer, statesman, military aide-de-camp
Son of John "The Tory" Randolph, joined the American army and served as aide-de-camp to General George Washington.

Sir John Randolph

Sir John Randolph

statesman, lawyer
Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and Attorney General for the Virginia colony.

John "The Tory" Randolph

John "The Tory" Randolph

statesman, lawyer
Son of Sir John Randolph, member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, Attorney General for the Virginia colony and loyalist.

Peyton Randolph

Peyton Randolph

statesman, lawyer
Revolutionary leader, Attorney General of Virginia Colony, and chairman of the first and second Continental Congress.

John Robinson

statesman, planter
Planter, delegate, and speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses.

St. George Tucker

St. George Tucker

lawyer, statesman
Lawyer, trader, inventor, scholar, professor, judge, essayist, poet, gardener, and stargazer.

George Washington

George Washington

statesman, military officer
Considered one of the founding fathers, a general in the Virginia militia, and first president of the United States of America.

George Wythe

George Wythe

lawyer, statesman
First Virginia signer of the Declaration of Independence, framer of the federal Constitution, and instrumental in the design of the seal of Virginia.




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