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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Senate of Virginia
Preceded by
J. Boyd Sears
Virginia Senator for the 39th District
1908–1918
Succeeded by
J. Douglass Mitchell
Legal offices
Preceded by
Josiah D. Hank, Jr.
Attorney General of Virginia
1918–1934
Succeeded by
Abram P. Staples