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McDowell, James

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1851 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Governor, Politician

1795 – Born on October 13th near Rockbridge County, Virginia. Representative from Virginia.

1817 – He graduated from Princeton College.

1831 – Was a member of the State house of delegate.

1843 – Became the Governor of Virginia.

1846 – Was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Taylor and was reelected to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses.

1851 – Died on August 24th on his estate “Colalto” near Lexington, Virginia.