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  2. Edmund Randolph - Wikipedia

    Edmund Jennings Randolph (August 10, 1753 – September 12, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States, attorney, and the 7th Governor of Virginia. As a delegate from Virginia, he attended the Constitutional Convention and helped to create the national constitution while serving on its Committee of Detail.

  3. Edmund Randolph · George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Edmund Randolph was born on August 10, 1753, to a prominent Virginia family. After graduating from the College of William & Mary, he pursued a career in law. He served as an aide-de-camp to General George Washington in 1775 and later had an extensive political career.

  4. Edmund Jennings Randolph | United States statesman

    Edmund Jennings Randolph, (born August 10, 1753, Williamsburg, Virginia [U.S.]—died September 12, 1813, Clark county, Virginia), Virginia lawyer who played an important role in drafting and ratifying the U.S. Constitution and served as attorney general and later secretary of state in George Washington’s cabinet.

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  5. Edmund Jennings Randolph - People - Department History ...

    Edmund Randolph, Second Secretary of State Rise to Prominence Randolph was born into a leading Virginia family. He graduated from the College of William & Mary, studied law with his father John and his Uncle Peyton, joined the Virginia bar, and began practicing law in Williamsburg.

  6. Edmund Randolph Biography & the Virginia Plan | Who was ...

    Edmund Randolph passed away at the age of 60 on September 12th, 1813 while visiting at his friend Nathaniel Burwell's home, and is interred near the town of Millwood, Virginia, which is located in...

  7. Edmund Randolph - National Governors Association

    Born in Williamsburg, Virginia, EDMUND RANDOLPH attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. When the revolution began, he broke with his father, who was a Loyalist. He served as an aide-de-camp to General George Washington, and at age twenty-three was the youngest member of the convention that adopted Virginia’s constitution in 1776. He …

  8. Edmund Randolph - US Constitution -

    Edmund Randolph became the first United States Attorney General in September 1789 under President Washington, where he maintained a sense of neutrality between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. When Thomas Jefferson resigned as Secretary of State in 1793, Edmund Randolph succeeded him.

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    Edmund Randolph was born in 1753 in Williamsburg, Virginia. His father, John Randolph, was a Loyalist who fled to England in 1775. Edmund Randolph remained, serving as an aide to General Washington. At 23, he was the youngest delegate to the convention that adopted Virginia's first state constitution in 1776. He rose fast in colonial politics ...

  10. Edmund Randolph | Portraits in Revolution

    Edmund Jennings Randolph, American statesman, was born in 1753, at Tazewell Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, the family seat of his grandfather, Sir John Randolph (1693 – 1737), and his father, John Randolph (1727 – 84), who — like his uncle Peyton Randolph — were king's attorneys for Virginia.

  11. Edmund Randolph (ante bellum jurist) - Wikipedia

    Randolph was born in Richmond Virginia, the son of Peyton and Maria Ward Randolph. He was also the grandson of Edmund Jennings Randolph and grandnephew of another Peyton Randolph. Education and career. Randolph attended the College of William and Mary, and studied law at the University of Virginia. He moved to New Orleans, studying or ...

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