George Loyall Edit Profile
Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Loyall was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1808. He studied law but did not practice.
Visited England in 1815. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1829. He successfully contested the election of Thomas Newton to the Twenty-first Congress and served from March 9, 1830, to March 3, 1831.
Loyall was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837). Navy agent at Norfolk, Virginia from 1837 to 1861, with the exception of two years. He died in Norfolk, Virginia, February 24, 1868.
He was interred in Elmwood Cemetery. 1829; Loyall lost the election to Republican Thomas Newton but the election was invalidated and Loyall was seated. 1831; Loyall lost his re-election bid to Newton, winning only 48.99% of the vote.
He served as member of the State house of delegates 1818-1827.