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John PAGE

American John PAGE

American politician, 13th Governor of Virginia

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on April 17, 1743 in Rosewell Plantation, Gloucester County, Virginia
Died: on October 11, 1808 in Richmond, Virginia, USA


Biography

Page was born and lived at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County. He was the son of Alice (Grymes) and Mann Page. His great-great-grandfather was Colonel John Page (1628–1692), an English merchant from Middlesex who emigrated to Virginia with his wife Alice Lucken Page and settled in Middle Plantation. He was the brother of Mann Page III.

John Page graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1763, where he was a friend and closest college classmate of Thomas Jefferson, having exchanged a great deal of correspondence. He then served under George Washington in an expedition during the French and Indian War.

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- Category American politician