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George C. Peery

George C. PeeryAKA George Campbell Peery

Born: 28-Oct-1873
Birthplace: Cedar Bluff, VA
Died: 14-Oct-1952
Location of death: Richlands, VA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Virginia, 1934-38

Father: James Peery (Confederate surgeon)
Wife: Nancy Bane Gillespie (m. 19-Jun-1907, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Albert Gillespie (b. 25-Sep-1908)
Son: George Campbell, Jr. (b. 27-Mar-1910)
Daughter: Nancy Letitia (b. 1-Feb-1916)

    University: Emory and Henry College (1894)
    Law School: Washington and Lee University School of Law (1897)
    Administrator: Principal, Tazewell High School, Tazewell, VA (1894-96)
    Administrator: Trustee, Washington and Lee University
    Administrator: Trustee, Hollins College

    Governor of Virginia (1934-38)
    Virginia State Official State Corporation Commission (1929-33)
    US Congressman, Virginia 9th (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Mar-1929)
    Chapman, Peery, & Buchanan Partner
    Virginia Iron, Coal & Coke Company Attorney
    Virginia Bar Association 1897


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