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Carter Braxton

Continental congressman

Carter Braxton, American Continental congressman. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-1775; member Continental Congress, 1776; member Continental Congress, 1775-1776, 77-83, 1785; member Council State of Virginia, 1786-1794.

Background

Braxton, Carter was born on September 10, 1736 in Newington, Virginia, United States. Son of George and Mary (Carter) Braxton.

Education

Educated College William and Mary.

Career

16 children.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-1775. Member Continental Congress, 1776. Member Continental Congress, 1775-1776, 77-83, 1785.

Member Council State of Virginia, 1786-1794.

Connections

Married Judith Robinson, 1755. Married second, Elizabeth Corbin, May 1761.

father:
George Braxton

mother:
Mary (Carter) Braxton

spouses:
Judith Robinson

Elizabeth Corbin