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Oldest living former United States Senator dies in Norfolk, Virginia

Littleton Waller Tazewell
05/06/1860
Littleton Waller Tazewell, the oldest living former United States Senator, died at his home in Norfolk, Virginia aged eighty-five.  He had entered Congress in 1800 and was appointed to the U.S. Senate in 1824, serving as President pro tempore in the Twenty-Sixth Congress before resigning in 1832.  He was also Governor of Virginia between 1834 and 1836.  He was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Hugh Blair Grigsby, Discourse on the Life and Character of Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell (Charleston,SC: BiblioLife, 2008), 124. 

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