John Randolph Tucker

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John Randolph Tucker was born December 24, 1823 in Winchester, Va. He was the son of Henry St. George Tucker and grandson of St. George Tucker. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1844. In addition to practicing law, he served as Attorney General of Virginia (1857-1865), as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives (1875-1887), and taught at Washington and Lee University beginning in 1888, serving as Dean of the Law School from 1893-1897. Tucker also served as president of the Virginia Bar Association (1891-1892) and the American Bar Association (1894). He died in 1897 in Lexington, Va.

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