Smithfield, Virginia , United States
|| September 15, 1792
|Died||January 07, 1872
Sep 05, 2017 12:47am
|Info||ATKINSON, Archibald, a Representative from Virginia; born in Isle of Wight County, Va., September 15, 1792; received a liberal education; attended the law department of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.; served during the War of 1812; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Va.; member of the State house of delegates 1815-1817 and 1828-1831; served in the State senate 1839-1843 |
US Representative (D-VA) 1843-1849
Prosecuting attorney for Isle of Wight County; died in Smithfield, Va., on January 7, 1872; interment in the graveyard of Old St. Luke’s Church, four miles southeast of Smithfield, Va.