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Paul Carrington

jurist

Paul Carrington, American jurist. member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775; member Merc. Association of 1770; member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776.

Background

Carrington, Paul was born on March 16, 1733 in Charlotte County, Virginia, United States. Son of George and Ann (Mayo) G.

Education

Graduated from College William and Mary, 1753.

Career

Became King’s attorney for 4 counties, 1756. Cmmd. major Virginia Militia, 1761, colonel, 1764. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775.

County Lieutenant Charlotte County Militia. Presiding justice Charlotte County, 1765. Member Merc. Association of 1770.

Chairman Revolutionary Committee of Charlotte County. Member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776. Charlotte representative Virginia Senate, 1765-1767.

Chief justice Virginia General Court, 1780. Judge Virginia Court of Appeals, 1789-1807.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765-1775. Member Merc. Association of 1770. Member Virginia Committee of Safety, 1775-1776.

Connections

Married Margaret Read, October 1, 1755. Married second, Priscilla Sims, 1793.

father:
George G.

mother:
Ann (Mayo) G.

spouses:
Margaret Read

Priscilla Sims