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.
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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