The Resource Items located in Oversize Box 2

Items located in Oversize Box 2

Label
1840-1941
Inclusive dates
1840-1941
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hanover County, Virginia, records, 1840-1941, collected by Leon M. Bazile (1890-1967) of Hanover County consisting of deeds, 1840-1880, plats, 1916-1941, and survey, 1880, for properties in Hanover County; a declaration, 28 November 1854, in a Hanover County chancery suit involving land; and an agreement, 6 July 1857, for the sale of property in Hanover County
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Leon Maurice Bazile was born 9 September 1890 in Hanover County, Virginia to Aime Maurice Bazile (1848-1928) and Josephine Fox Bazile (1858-1926). He attended Hanover County public and private schools and Richmond College, from where he earned his LLB in 1910. Bazile practiced law in Richmond, Virginia, until 1916, when he became assistant attorney-general for Virginia. Retiring from that post in 1930, he returned to private practice. In 1935, he was elected to represent Hanover and King William Counties in the Virginia House of Delegates. He served in the House until appointed judge of 15th judicial circuit court from 1941 until his retirement in 1965. Bazile was also a historian of Hanover County and active in education. He married Virginia Hamilton Bowcock (1889-1970) of Alabama 26 January 1918, and they had one daughter. Bazile died 18 March 1967 at his home "Retirement" in Hanover County and was buried in the family plot.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Hanover County records
Label
Items located in Oversize Box 2
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01739.xml
Note
Items located in Oversize Box 2
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
20
Immediate source of acquisition
Bazile, Leon M., Judge
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499830
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative and positive).
Type of unit
leaves.

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