About this Famous Person
1st and 3rd President of the Continental Congress
Source : Tim DOWLING
Randolph was born in Tazewell Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia to a prominent family. His parents were Sir John Randolph, the son of William Randolph, and Susannah Beverley, the daughter of Peter Beverley; his brother was John Randolph. His father died when he was 16.
Randolph attended the College of William and Mary, and later studied law at Middle Temple at the Inns of Court in London, becoming a member of the bar in 1743.
- Category American politician