John E. Massey

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John E. Massey
John E. Massey.jpg
Portrait photograph of Lt. Governor Jackson
15th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
1886–1890
Preceded by John F. Lewis
Succeeded by James Hoge Tyler
Personal details
Born April 2, 1819
Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Died April 24, 1901(1901-04-24) (aged 82)
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney, Baptist preacher
Religion Baptist

John Edward "Parson" Massey (April 2, 1819 – April 24, 1901) was from Albemarle County, Virginia and a member of the Democratic Party. He served as the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from January 1, 1886, until January 1, 1890. He was also a Baptist preacher and considered himself the founder of Readjusters. His autobiography appeared posthumously in 1909, edited by Elizabeth H. Hancock.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John F. Lewis
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
1886 – 1890
Succeeded by
James Hoge Tyler