John Wood Fishburne

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John Wood Fishburne (1868-1937) — also known as J. W. Fishburne — of Charlottesville, Va. Born near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., March 8, 1868. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Albemarle County & Charlottesville city, 1895-97; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912; circuit judge in Virginia 8th Circuit, 1913-30; U.S. Representative from Virginia 7th District, 1931-33. Member, Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Ivy Depot, Albemarle County, Va., June 24, 1937 (age 69 years, 108 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.

Relatives: Son of Clement Daniel Fishburne and Elizabeth (Wood) Fishburne; married to Mary Norwood Lyons; cousin of Fontaine Maury Maverick (1895-1954).

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