Oldest living former United States Senator dies in Norfolk, Virginia

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. 
Type
Personal
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