Edmund Pendleton

Edmund Pendleton (9 September 1721 – 23 Oktober 1803) adalah seorang pengusaha, politikus, pengacara dan hakim Virginia, serta Bapak Pendiri Amerika Serikat. Ia menjabat dalam legislatur Virginia sebelum dan saat Perang Revolusioner Amerika, dimana ia memegang jabatan sebagai Ketua. Pendleton menghadiri Kongres Kontinental Pertama dan salah satu delegasi Virginia bersama dengan George Washington dan Patrick Henry, yang menandatangani Continental Association, dan memimpin konvensi-konvensi dimana Virginia mendeklarasikan kemerdekaan (1776) dan mengadopsi Konstitusi AS (1788).

Edmund Pendleton
Edmund Pendleton 1872 crop.jpg
Engravir tahun 1872 karya H.B. Hall
Ketua Hakim Virginia ke-1
Masa jabatan
24 Desember 1788 – 23 Oktober 1803
PendahuluJabatan dibentuk
PenggantiPeter Lyons
Informasi pribadi
Lahir(1721-09-09)9 September 1721
Caroline County, Koloni Virginia, Amerika Britania
Meninggal23 Oktober 1803(1803-10-23) (umur 82)
Edmundsbury, Caroline County, Virginia, Amerika Serikat
MakamBruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery, Williamsburg
KebangsaanAmerika Serikat
Partai politikFederalis (informal)
Suami/istri1st, Elizabeth Roy, 2nd, Sarah Pollard
PekerjaanPengacara, hakim, delegasi untuk Kongres Kontinental Pertama

ReferensiSunting

  • Autobiography, Edmund Pendleton, completed on July 20, 1793, it was first published in the Richmond Enquirer, April 11, 1828
  • Leftwich, George J. Colonel George Strother Gaines and Other Pioneers in Mississippi Territory. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society, v. 1. Jackson, Miss: Mississippi Historical Society, 1916. googlebooks.com Accessed October 20, 2007
  • Page, Richard Channing Moore. Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia. Also a Condensed Account of the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton and Randolph Families, with References to the Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington, and Other Distinguished Families in Virginia. New York: Jenkins & Thomas, printers, 1883.googlebooks.com Accessed October 20, 2007
  • Understanding the American Revolution: issues and actors, Jack P. Greene, University of Virginia Press, 1995

Bacaan tambahanSunting

  • David J. Mays Edmund Pendleton, 1721–1803: A Biography; 1952, Harvard University Press; 1984 reprint: Library of Virginia, ISBN 0-88490-119-X; (paperback: ISBN 0-88490-120-3).
  • David J. Mays (editor); The Letters and Papers of Edmund Pendleton (2 volumes);1967, Charlottesville, Virginia, The University Press of Virginia.
  • The Life and Times of Edmund Pendleton, Robert Leroy Hilldrup, 1939, University of North Carolina Press

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