The Resource Patrick Henry Drewry papers

Patrick Henry Drewry papers

Label
Patrick Henry Drewry papers, 1927-1947
Title
Patrick Henry Drewry papers
Inclusive dates
1927-1947
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1927-1947, of Patrick Henry Drewry (1875-1947) of Petersburg, Virginia, containing bibliographies, biographies, clippings, correspondences, extracts, notes, and other material containing research Drewry conducted on John Randolph of Roanoke (1773-1833)
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Biographical or historical data
Patrick Henry Drewry was born 24 May 1875 in Southampton County, Virginia, to Emmett Arrington Drewry and Altayera Laughton Booth Drewry. Drewry graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1896 and taught at Centenery College in Missouri before returning to Virginia and attending the University of Virginia Law School from 1897 to 1899. He began practicing law in Petersburg, Virginia, in 1900. In 1911, Drewry won election to the Virginia Senate as Senator for the Petersburg/Dinwiddie County district. Drewry was elected United States Congressman for the Fourth District and held his seat until his death. Drewry died in Petersburg 21 December 1947 and was buried in Blandford Cemetery.
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VIC
Label
Patrick Henry Drewry papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.225
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Abbott, Kathy
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001688533
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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