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.
Born March 16, 1733