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  • ID: I401399
  • Name: John Randolph TUCKER
  • RELA: 10th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 DEC 1823 in Winchester, Frederick Co., VA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1875 AND 3 MAR 1887
  • Death: 13 FEB 1897 in Lexington, VA
  • Note:
    TUCKER, John Randolph, (son of Henry St. George Tucker [1780-1848] and father of Henry St. George Tucker [1853-1932]), a Representative from Virginia; born in Winchester, Frederick County, Va., on December 24, 1823; attended a private school and Richmond Academy, and was graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1844; was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Winchester, Va.; attorney general of Virginia 1857-1865; professor of equity and public law at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., in 1870; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1887); chairman, Committee on Ways and Means (Forty-sixth Congress), Committee on the Judiciary (Forty- eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1886; elected professor of constitutional law at Washington and Lee University in 1888, and served until his death; president of the American Bar Association in 1894; died in Lexington, Va., February 13, 1897; interment in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Henry St. George TUCKER b: 29 DEC 1780 in Williamsburg, Henrico Co., VA
    Mother: Anne Evelina HUNTER b: BEF 1787

    Marriage 1 Laura POWELL b: 1828
    • Married: 5 OCT 1848
    Children
    1. Has No Children Henry St. George TUCKER b: 5 APR 1853 in Winchester, Frederick Co., VA

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