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William Fitzhugh Gordon, former Congressman from Virginia, dies in Albemarle County, Virginia

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08/28/1858
William Fitzhugh Gordon, who had represented Virginia in the Congress during the 1830s, died at age seventy-one on his plantation in Albemarle County, Virginia. A veteran if the War of 1812, he had risen to major-general in the Virginia militia. (By John Osborne)
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“Graham, William,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000361

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