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Abbitt, Watkins Moorman

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers, Politicial Adviser


1908 - Born in Lynchburg, Virginia on the 21st of May.

1925 - He
graduated from Appomattox Agricultural High School in Appomattox, Virginia.

1931 - He earned a Bachelor of Law from the University of Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia.

1932 - He was the Commonwealth Attorney of Appomattox County, Virginia.

1945 - He was a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention.

1964 - He served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.

       - He was a bank executive and then elected as a Democrat to the United State Congress by special

             election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative Patrick H. Drewry.

1948 - He was re-elected to the twelve succeeding Congresses on the 17th of February.

1998 - He died from leukemia in Lynchburg, Virginia on the 13th of July.


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