Herbert Bailey Gregory, February 1, 1930-March 9, 1951

Gregory close up
Oil on canvas, 26 x 22 in., by Bettie R. Prout, undated
Location: Hearing Room B

Born April 10, 1884 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
Died March 9, 1951 in Roanoke, Virginia.

First elected by the General Assembly on January 20, 1930 to a 12-year term, filling one of two new seats created by revisions to the state constitution, and began his service on February 1, 1930. Service terminated by death.

Washington and Lee University, LL.B., 1911

Other judicial service:
Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, 1923-1926.
Judge, Roanoke (City) Court of Law and Chancery, 1926-1930.

Professional career:
Private practice of law in Roanoke, Virginia, 1911-1923.

Elected, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1930 Session, 71; nominated by the Democratic caucus, “Hudgins, Gregory Win Bench Posts, Ten Others are Eliminated in Spirited Balloting on Appeals Judgeships,” The Washington Post (1923-1954) [Washington, D.C.], January 18, 1930: 20; took his seat February 1, 1930, 154 Va., iv; died, 192 Va., iii; birth, death, education, and career, transcript of memorial portrait presentation on April 21, 1952, published in 193 Va., lxxxi-xci; portrait, Library of Virginia catalog.