Archer Allen Phlegar
|Archer Allen Phlegar|
|Member of the Virginia Senate|
from the 4th district
January 13, 1904 – January 8, 1908
|Preceded by||Edward Lyle|
|Succeeded by||John M. Hart|
|Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia|
October 1, 1900 – February 22, 1901
|Preceded by||John W. Riely|
|Succeeded by||Stafford G. Whittle|
Archer Allen Phlegar|
February 22, 1846
Christiansburg, Virginia, U.S.
December 22, 1912 (aged 66)|
Bristol, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Washington College|
|Service/branch||Confederate States Army|
|Years of service||1862–1865|
|Unit||54th Virginia Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Archer Allen Phlegar (February 22, 1846 – December 22, 1912) was born at Christiansburg, Virginia. He attended a Montgomery Male Academy in Montgomery County and later entered Washington College. Phlegar joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose to lieutenant. When the American Civil War ended, he worked on a farm while also studying law. In 1869 he was admitted to the bar. In 1870, he was appointed Commonwealth’s Attorney for Montgomery County and remained there until he was elected to the Virginia State Senate in 1877. He was elected to the Supreme Court of Appeals in October 1900, and served on that court until February 22, 1901, when he was not re-elected. In 1903, he was again elected to the Virginia State Senate. Phlegar was president of the Virginia Bar Association from 1905 to 1906.
- Swem, Earl G. (1918). Register of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1776–1918. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- Archer Allen Phlegar at The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007
- Archer Allen Phlegar at Find a Grave
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