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  Rives, Francis E.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameFrancis E. Rives
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, Virginia , United States
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Born January 14, 1792
DiedDecember 26, 1861 (69 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 06, 2013 06:52pm
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InfoRIVES, Francis Everod, a Representative from Virginia; born in Prince George County, near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., January 14, 1792; completed preparatory studies; engaged in planting and in the building and management of railways in Virginia and North Carolina; member of the State house of delegates 1821-1831; served in the State senate 1831-1836, 1848-1851; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); chairman, Committee on Elections (Twenty-sixth Congress); declined to be a candidate for renomination; mayor of Petersburg, Va., from May 6, 1847, to May 5, 1848; died in Petersburg, Va., December 26, 1861; interment in Blandford Cemetery.


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