William Fitzhugh Gordon Edit Profile
General Virginia Militia in War of 1812.
Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1818-1829. Member Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1829-1830, framer successful compromise measure fixing representation in the 2 houses on the mixed basis of population and taxation. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Virginia, 21st-23d congresses, January 25, 1830-1835, introduced bill providing for establishment of independent treasury, (1st step in separation of bank and state) 1834.
Married Mary Rootes, December 12, 1809. Married second, Elizabeth Lindsay, January 21, 1813.