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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