Dabney Carr, March 19, 1824–January 8, 1837

Graphic reproduction of a drawing by Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin, 1808
Courtesy Frick Art Reference Library

Born April 27, 1773, in Goochland County
Died January 8, 1837, in Richmond

Elected by the General Assembly on February 24, 1824, to fill the vacancy created by the death of William Fleming and began his service on March 19, 1824. Service terminated by death.

Other judicial service:
Judge, General Court, 1811
Judge, Superior Court of Chancery, Winchester and Clarksburg Districts, 1812-1824

Attended Hampden-Sydney College, 1789

Professional career:
Commonwealth’s attorney, Albemarle County, 1801-1811

Further reading/Research collections

Elected, 23 Va., iii; education, Alfred J. Morrison, College of Hampden Sidney; Dictionary of Biography, 1776-1825 (Hampden Sidney, Va.: Hampden Sidney College, 1921, citing Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Encyclopedia of Virginia (Baltimore: 1998, 1915), v. II, 63; birth, career, and death, F. Thornton Miller, “Dabney Carr (1773-1837),” Dictionary of Virginia Biography (1998); death, 35 Va. No known portrait painting; photograph of a graphic reproduction of an 1808 drawing of Carr by Charles Balthazar Fevret de Saint-Mémin, 1808, in the photo-archive of the Frick Art Reference Library in New York; for more information, see the record in the Frick Research Catalog Online.