David Jameson (governor)

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David Jameson (1723 – July 10, 1793) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1781. A native of Essex County, he served as lieutenant governor under Thomas Nelson, Jr.; in 1783 he entered the Virginia State Senate. He was acting governor briefly before the ascension of Benjamin Harrison V to the office. Jameson wed Mildred Smith, the marriage produced no children.

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Biography at the National Governors Association