Robert Craig Kent
|Robert Craig Kent|
|17th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia|
|Preceded by||James Hoge Tyler|
|Succeeded by||Edward Echols|
|Born||November 28, 1828
Wythe County, Virginia
|Died||April 30, 1905
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
Robert Craig Kent (November 28, 1828 – April 30, 1905) was an attorney and political figure from the Commonwealth of Virginia. A graduate of Princeton University, Kent was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 1853 and commenced the practice of law in Wytheville. After several years of successful private practice, Kent was elected as the Commonwealth's Attorney for Wythe County, then twice to the Virginia House of Delegates. In 1894, he won election to a four year term as the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.
- Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915). Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon .... Lewis historical publishing company.
James Hoge Tyler
|Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
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