John R. Saunders

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John R. Saunders
John R Saunders 1912.jpg
23rd Attorney General of Virginia
In office
February 1, 1918 – March 17, 1934
Preceded by Josiah D. Hank, Jr.
Succeeded by Abram P. Staples
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 39th district
In office
January 8, 1908 – February 1, 1918
Preceded by J. Boyd Sears
Succeeded by J. Douglass Mitchell
Personal details
Born John Richard Saunders
(1869-12-09)December 9, 1869
King and Queen, Virginia, U.S.
Died March 17, 1934(1934-03-17) (aged 64)
Saluda, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Blanche Hoskins

John Richard Saunders (December 9, 1869 – March 17, 1934) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Attorney General of Virginia from 1918 until his death in 1934. Prior to this, he was a member of the Senate of Virginia.[1][2]


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