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Wade Hampton

congressman , planter , army officer

Wade Hampton, American congressman, army officer, planter. member Virginia Legislature, 1782-1792; member convention which ratified United States Constitution, 1788; member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Virginia, 4th Congress, 1795-1797, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Background

Hampton, Wade was born in 1752 in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. Son of Anthony and Anne (Preston) Hampton.

Career

Major general, 1813, in command of army on Lake Champlain in Mil.

Membership

Member Virginia Legislature, 1782-1792. Member convention which ratified United States Constitution, 1788. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from Virginia, 4th Congress, 1795-1797, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Connections

Married Mistress;; married second, Harriet Flud, 1786.

father:
Anthony Hampton

mother:
Anne (Preston) Hampton

spouses:
Mistress

Harriet Flud