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Lawyer

Edmund Randolph, American lawyer. member California House of Representatives from San Francisco, 1849.

Background

Randolph, Edmund was born on June 9, 1819 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Peyton and Maria (Ward) Randolph.

Education

Graduated from College William and Mary, 1836. Studied law University of Virginia.

Career

Practiced law, New Orleans. Clerk United States Circuit Court for Louisiana. Moved to San Francisco, 1849.

Member California House of Representatives from San Francisco, 1849. Associate editor San Francisco Herald, 1850. Partner (with R. A. Lockwood, Frank Tilford) in law firm, 1851.

Involved with William Walker in attempt to conquer Nicaragua, 1855-1856.

Membership

Member California House of Representatives from San Francisco, 1849.

Connections

Married Thomassa Meaux, 2 daus.

father:
Peyton Randolph

mother:
Maria (Ward) Randolph

spouse:
Thomassa Meaux