George Landon Browning, February 19, 1930-August 26, 1947

George Landon Browning
Oil on canvas, 30 x 26 in., by Albert B. Vondra, 1947
Location: courtroom, right

Born April 3, 1867 in Rappahannock County, Virginia.
Died August 26, 1947 in Richmond, Virginia.

Elected by the General Assembly on February 19, 1930 to complete the unexpired term of Richard Henry Lee Chichester and began his service the same day. Elected on February 7, 1940 to a regular 12-year term beginning February 1, 1941. Service terminated by death.


Georgetown University, LL.B., 1895

Professional career:
Teacher, Rappahannock County, Virginia.
Private practice of law in Madison County, Virginia (1899-1909) and Orange County, Virginia (1909-1930).
Virginia state delegate, 1914-1916.

Elected, 154 Va., iv, xcviii, and Journal of the House of Delegates of Virginia, 1930 Session, 280, cited in W. Hamilton Bryson, “George Landon Browning (1867-1947),” Dictionary of Virginia Biography (1998); elected to a 12-year term, Journals of the House of Delegates of Virginia, 1940 Session, 261; birth and death, education, and career, transcript of memorial and portrait presentation on January 9, 1948, published in 186 Va., xcvii-cxxi; portrait, Library of Virginia catalog.