|Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court|
January 29, 1842 - May 18, 1852
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates|
|Born||January 18, 1789
|Died||May 18, 1852(aged 63)|
|Spouse(s)||Martha Steele Brown Baldwin|
|Alma mater||College of William and Mary|
|Profession||lawyer, politician, judge|
Briscoe G. Baldwin (January 18, 1789 – May 18, 1852) was Virginia attorney, politician, and jurist. Briscoe served two terms in the Virginia House of Delegates and served for ten years in the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
In 1818-20 and again in 1824, Baldwin served in the House of Delegates from Augusta. Over his military career he attained the rank of Major-General of Virginia militia. He delivered the oration at the celebration at the Jamestown Jubilee in 1822.
Baldwin was elected a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1829-1830. There he served from the Senatorial District that included Augusta, Rockbridge and Pendleton Counties. The Convention appointed him to its Judicial Committee.
Briscoe G. Baldwin died on May 18, 1852 in Staunton, Virginia.
A large collection consisting almost solely of the legal, financial, and personal correspondence of Archibald Stuart and Briscoe Baldwin, lawyers from Staunton, and their related family letters is housed at the University of Virginia.
- Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography; Volume 2 (Lyon Gardiner Tyler ed.). Lewis Historical Publishing Company. 1915. pp. 65–66. ISBN 1177835193. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
- Ranson, Thomas D. "Judge Briscoe G. Baldwin". The Virginia Law Register. 1 (3): 236–237. JSTOR 1098643. doi:10.2307/1098643.
- Pulliam, David Loyd (1901). The Constitutional Conventions of Virginia from the foundation of the Commonwealth to the present time. John T. West, Richmond. ISBN 978-1-2879-2059-5.
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