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David Holmes

governor of Mississippi , senator

David Holmes, American senator, governor of Mississippi. member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 5th-10th congresses, 1797-1809; member United States Senate from Mississippi, August 30, 1820-September 25, 1825.

Background

Holmes, David was born on March 10, 1769 in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph and Rebecca (Hunter) H. Admitted to Virginia bar, 1791.

Career

Delegate Mississippi Constl.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 5th-10th congresses, 1797-1809. Member United States Senate from Mississippi, August 30, 1820-September 25, 1825.

Connections

father:
Joseph Admitted

mother:
Rebecca (Hunter) H. Admitted