R. Ewell Thornton
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|R. Ewell Thornton|
|Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 14th district
January 8, 1908 – January 14, 1920
|Preceded by||Lewis H. Machen|
|Succeeded by||Walter T. Oliver|
|Born||Richard Ewell Thornton
January 7, 1865
Brentsville, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||March 27, 1928
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Susan Contee Plummer|
|Alma mater||University of Virginia|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1919–1920|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Richard Ewell Thornton (January 7, 1865 – March 27, 1928) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician who served as a member of the Virginia Senate, representing the state's 14th district from 1908 to 1920.
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