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  Atkinson, Archibald
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameArchibald Atkinson
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Smithfield, Virginia , United States
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Born September 15, 1792
DiedJanuary 07, 1872 (79 years)
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Sep 05, 2017 12:47am
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InfoATKINSON, 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.

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  04/22/1847 VA - District 01 Won 50.82% (+1.63%)
  04/24/1845 VA - District 01 Won 55.90% (+11.81%)
  04/27/1843 VA District 01 Won 50.07% (+0.14%)
  04/23/1841 VA District 01 Lost 11.26% (-70.67%)
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