Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
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Representative John Page

John Page Gov. of Va.

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John Page
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Life dates: 17 April 1743-11 October 1808
Place of Residence (1789): "Rosewell", Gloucester County, Virginia
Occupation (1789): Planter; Scientist
Place of Birth: "Rosewell", Gloucester County, Virginia
Age (March 4, 1789): 45
Religion (1789): Episcopalian
College Education: College of William and Mary
Marital Status (1789): Married
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: Officer, State Militia
Prior Political Offices: Colonial Legislature (1771-73)
State Lieutenant Governor
State Constitutional Convention
State Legislature
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Pro
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Low/Moderate
Last year of continuous service in House: 1797
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