Cuthbert Powell moved to Loudon County where he engaged in agricultural pursuits. He held various local offices, served in the Senate of Virginia 1815-1819, and was a member of the State house of delegates in 1828 and 1829.
Powell was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). He died at his Llangollen estate in Loudoun County near the town of Upperville, Virginia on May 8, 1849. He was interred there in the estate's private cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Cuthbert Powell (id: P000479)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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William M. McCarty
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from Virginia's 14th congressional district
1841 – 1843
George W. Summers