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TATE, Magnus

1760–1823

Biography

TATE, Magnus, a Representative from Virginia; born in Berkeley County, Va. (now West Virginia), in 1760; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; engaged in agricultural pursuits; appointed justice of the Berkeley County Court May 19, 1798; sheriff of Berkeley County in 1819 and 1820; member of the house of delegates of Virginia in 1797, 1803, 1809, and 1810; elected as a Federalist to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); died near Martinsburg, Va. (now West Virginia), March 30, 1823.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Duke University Library
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

Durham, NC
Papers: In the Battaile Muse Papers, ca. 1726-1891, approximately 6,920 items. Correspondents include Magnus Tate.
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