Virginia Delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787

The Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 14 to September 17, 1787. The following delegates represented Virginia.

  • John Blair (1731–1800), from Williamsburg.
  • James Madison (1751–1836), from Orange County.
  • George Mason (1725–1792), from Fairfax County.
  • James McClurg (ca. 1747–1825), from Williamsburg.
  • Edmund Randolph (1753–1813), from Richmond.
  • George Washington (1732–1799), from Fairfax County (president of the convention).
  • George Wythe (ca. 1726–1806), from Williamsburg.
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References

Further Reading
Salmon, Emily J. and Edward D. C. Campbell Jr., eds. The Hornbook of Virginia History: A Ready-Reference Guide to the Old Dominion's People, Places, and Past. Fourth Edition. Richmond, Virginia: The Library of Virginia, 1994.
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