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: courtroom, rear

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.

Education:
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.


Sources:
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.