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Paul Carrington

Paul Carrington, American jurist. member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775; member Merc. Association of 1770; member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776.

Background

  • Carrington, Paul was born on March 16, 1733 in Charlotte County, Virginia, United States. Son of George and Ann (Mayo) G.

  • Education

    • Graduated from College William and Mary, 1753.

    Career

    • Became King’s attorney for 4 counties, 1756. Cmmd. major Virginia Militia, 1761, colonel, 1764. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775.

      County Lieutenant Charlotte County Militia. Presiding justice Charlotte County, 1765. Member Merc. Association of 1770.

      Chairman Revolutionary Committee of Charlotte County. Member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776. Charlotte representative Virginia Senate, 1765-1767.

      Chief justice Virginia General Court, 1780. Judge Virginia Court of Appeals, 1789-1807.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775. Member Merc. Association of 1770. Member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Read, October 1, 1755. Married second, Priscilla Sims, 1793.
    • father: George G.
    • mother: Ann (Mayo) G.
    • spouses: Margaret Read
    • Priscilla Sims
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    Died June 22, 1818
    (aged 85)
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