Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor

Birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor (HMHTQ)

Location: McKenney, VA 23872 Dinwiddie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.642', W 77° 46.228'

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Nearby is Montrose, the birthplace of Roger Atkinson Pryor, born 19 July 1828. Pryor practiced law before becoming a journalist and briefly owned newspapers in Richmond and Washington, D.C., in the 1850s. He served his Virginia district in the U.S. House of Representatives (1859-1861). During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Congress and was a Confederate brigadier general and scout. He moved to New York City after the war and became a prominent lawyer. In 1890 he was appointed to the New York Court of Common Pleas and served as a justice of the New York Supreme Court (1896-1899). Pryor died on 14 Mar. 1919 in New York City.
Marker NumberK 321
Year Placed2004
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253448 N 4097798
Decimal Degrees36.99403333, -77.77046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.642', W 77° 46.228'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 38.52" N, 77° 46' 13.68" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7000-7082 McKenney Hwy, McKenney VA 23872, US
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