Edmund Jenings

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Edmund Jenings was a Virginian politician. He was President of the Council of Virginia and later became the acting governor from August 23, 1706, to June 10, 1708.

His father Sir Edmund Jenings was a Member of Parliament. His daughter, Elizabeth Jenings, married Robert Porteus, and was the mother of Beilby Porteus, Bishop of Chester and London.

Ariana, his granddaughter, married John Randolph. They were parents of Edmund Jenings Randolph, who was Governor of Virginia and the first Attorney General of the United States under George Washington.

Government offices
Preceded by
Edward Nott
Colonial Governor of Virginia
1706-1708
Succeeded by
Robert Hunter