Summary

Governor of Virginia (first and sixth, post-colonial America) and Founding Father.

Conflict Period:
Revolutionary War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Birth:
29 May 1736 1
Studley, Hanover County, Virginia 1
Death:
06 Jun 1799 1
Red Hill Plantation (Charlotte County, Virginia) 1
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Full Name:
Patrick Henry 1
Birth:
29 May 1736 1
Studley, Hanover County, Virginia 1
Male 1
Death:
06 Jun 1799 1
Red Hill Plantation (Charlotte County, Virginia) 1
Cause: Stomach cancer 1
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Birth:
Mother: Sarah Winston Syme 1
Father: John Henry 1
Marriage:
Dorothea Dandridge 1
25 Oct 1777 1
Virginia 1
Spouse Death Date: 1831 1
Marriage:
Sarah Shelton 1
1754 1
Rural Plains (Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Virginia) 1
Spouse Death Date: 1775 1
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Revolutionary War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Service Start Date:
August 1775 1
Service End Date:
1783 1
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Quote:
"Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" 1
Occupation:
Attorney, planter, politician 1
Employment:
Employer: Virginia Assembly 1
Start Date: 1780 1
End Date: 1784 1
Elected as first post-colonial Governor of Vir:
1776 1
Made colonel of 1st Virginia Regiment:
August 1775 1
Made famous speech in the VA House of Burgesses:
23 Mar 1775 1
Elected to First Continental Congress:
1774 1
Introduced Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions:
1765 1
Became qualified lawyer:
1760 1
Gained local attention from "Parson's Cause" case:
1763 1

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