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Wade Hampton

Wade Hampton, American congressman, army officer, planter. member Virginia Legislature, 1782-1792; member convention which ratified United States Constitution, 1788; member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Virginia, 4th Congress, 1795-1797, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Background

  • Hampton, Wade was born in 1752 in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. Son of Anthony and Anne (Preston) Hampton.

  • Career

    • Major general, 1813, in command of army on Lake Champlain in Mil.

    Membership

    Member Virginia Legislature, 1782-1792. Member convention which ratified United States Constitution, 1788. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Virginia, 4th Congress, 1795-1797, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

    Connections

    • Married Mistress;; married second, Harriet Flud, 1786.
    • father: Anthony Hampton
    • mother: Anne (Preston) Hampton
    • spouses: Mistress
    • Harriet Flud
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    Died February 4, 1835
    (aged 83)
    Nationality