Joseph C. Cabell (Joseph Carrington)
Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington) Cabell was born December 28, 1778 in Amherst (now Nelson) County, Virginia, to Col. Nicholas and Hannah (Carrington) Cabell. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1798 after studying law. A member of the Virginia Senate from 1810-1829 and a principal coadjutor of Thomas Jefferson in the founding of the University of Virginia, for which he served as a visitor and rector. He died February 5, 1856.
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