This article is a date listing important events for the year 1902.
- "The Board of Registrars for the fourth ward of the city was comprised of Messrs. Thomas S. Jones, chairman, Roy K. Flannagan and Water Dinwiddie. The board registered during its sitting the following qualified voters:..colored: J. Allen, Robt. Bullock, A.T. Buckner, G.W. Brown, Henry Blue, J.W.Burns, Charles Burley, R.T. Brown, J.L. Coles, Wm. E. Catlett, Wm. Dickerson, Robert Flood, Charles Fuller, C.D. Goodloe, Charles Goodloe, P.S. Hooker, Elder Harris, Albert Hooker, Hudson Jenkins, Robert Kelser, G.W. Lawson, W.O. Lewis, J.E. Moon, J.P. Michie, Thos. Preston, R.C. Quarles, Warner Rives, Albert Southall, B.E. Tonsler, Lee Watson, Allen Watson and P.Y. Wyatt."
- November 4 – the first election after Virginia's Constitution of 1902 became law, disfranchising most of the state's African American electorate. A list of qualified, registered African American voters from Charlottesville’s fourth ward, was reported in the October 29 issue of the Daily Progress.