John Munford Gregory
|John Munford Gregory|
Portrait of John Munford Gregory
|Acting Governor of Virginia|
31 March 1842 – 1 January 1843
|Preceded by||John Rutherfoord|
|Succeeded by||James McDowell|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates|
|Born||8 July 1804
Charles City County, Virginia
|Died||9 April 1884 (aged 79)
|Alma mater||College of William and Mary|
Gregory was born in Virginia on July 8, 1804 and was a member of the Virginia state House of Delegates from 1831 to 1840. He served as acting Governor of Virginia from 1842 to 1843 and then as a state court judge in Virginia. Gregory died on April 9, 1884 and was buried at Shockoe Hill Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. One of Gregory's hired slaves, John Dunjee, escaped and went on to become a prominent Baptist preacher.
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