Francis Rives Lassiter Edit Profile
Educated public and private schools, Petersburg. University of Virginia, 1883-1886. Graduate same, Bachelor of Laws.
Admitted to Suffolk bar, Boston, Massachusetts, 1887. Va, bar, 1888.
Member Virginia State Democratic Committee several times. Elected city attorney of Petersburg, 1888. Reëlected, 1890-1892.
Presidential elector, 1892. United State Attorneys, Eastern district of Virginia, 1893-1897. Defeated for Democratic nomination for attorney general of Virginia, 1897.
Supervisor 12th census, 4th district of Virginia, 1899. Elected to 56th Congress, 4th Virginia District, at special election, April 1900, and reëlected to 57th, 59th and 60th Congresses.
Member Virginia State Democratic Committee several times.
Married Fanny Page McGill, March 31, 1891.