John CLAIBORNE, Congress, VA (1777-1808)


CLAIBORNE, John, (son of Thomas Claiborne [1749-1812] and brother of Thomas Claiborne [1780-1856]), a Representative from Virginia; born in Brunswick County, Va., in 1777; pursued academic studies; was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1798 and practiced; elected as a Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his death in Brunswick County, Va., on October 9, 1808; interment in the family burying ground of Parson Jarratt, Dinwiddie, Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present