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WALKER, Francis

1764–1806

Biography

WALKER, Francis, (brother of John Walker), a Representative from Virginia; born at "Castle Hill," near Cobham, Albemarle County, Va., June 22, 1764; magistrate of Albemarle County; colonel of the Eighty-eighth Regiment, Virginia Militia; member of the State house of delegates 1788-1791 and 1797-1801; elected to the Third Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1795); died at "Castle Hill," near Cobham, Va., in March 1806; interment in the family cemetery at "Castle Hill."

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

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the William C. Rives Papers, ca. 1674-1939, approximately 50,400 items. The papers include the papers of Francis Walker 1760-1795. These are microfilm copies of the originals at the University of Virginia.

University of Virginia Library
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1781, 1 item. Commission to Francis Walker from May 26, 1781, appointing him ensign in the Virginia militia.
Papers: In the Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1790, 1 item. A letter from Thomas Jefferson to Francis Walker written on November 3, 1790.
Papers: In the Page and Walker Families Papers, 1742-1886, amount unknown. Persons represented include Francis Walker.
Papers: In the William C. Rives Papers, ca. 1674-1939, approximately 50,400 items. The papers include the papers of Francis Walker, 1760-1795.
Papers: In Thomas Walker papers, 1742-1886. ca. 250 items. Unpublished guide in repository.
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