Thomas Jefferson), February 23, 1790, 10 children including Thomas Jefferson, George Wythe. Claimed to have originated practice of transverse rather than horizontal plowing on hillsides. Member Virginia Senate, 1793-1794.
Member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 7th-9th congresses, 1803-1807. Colonel 1st light corps of 20th United States Infantry, 1812. Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1819, 20, 23-25.
Governor Virginia, 1819-1822. Noted botanist.