MCCOY, William

–1864

Biography

McCOY, William, a Representative from Virginia; born near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., birth date unknown; member of the state house of delegates 1798-1804; delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1829 and 1830; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth through the Seventeenth Congresses, reelected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, and elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth through Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1833); chairman, Committee on Claims (Twentieth Congress); died in Charlottesville, Va., in 1864; interment in the University of Virginia Cemetery.

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

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External Research Collections

College of William and Mary
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department

Williamsburg, VA
Papers: 1827-1830, 44 pages. A journal of William McCoy, which was also used as a ledger and kept in Lexington, Virginia.

University of Virginia
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Virginia Political Correspondence, 1779-1930, 431 items. Correspondents include William McCoy.
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