George Wythe - (1726 - 1806)

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"George Wythe (Virginia) is the famous Professor of Law at the University of William and Mary. He is confessedly one of the most learned legal Characters of the present age. From his close attention to the study of general learning he has acquired a compleat knowledge of the dead languages and all the sciences. He is remarked for his examplary life, and universally esteemed for his good principles. No Man it is said understands the history of Government better than Mr. Wythe, -- nor any one who understands the fluctuating condition to which all societies are liable better than he does, yet from his too favorable opinion of Men, he is no great politician. He is a neat and pleasing Speaker, and a most correct and able Writer. Mr. Wythe is about 55 years of age." -- Character Sketches of Delegates to the Federal Convention by William Pierce (1787)

George Wythe was a native of the county of Elizabeth city, Virginia, where he was born in the year 1726. His father was a respectable
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Elizabeth Eggleston Taliaferro Wythe (1739 - 1787)

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George Wythe was murdered by his great-nephew by arsenic poisoning
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1726    Birth of Geroge Wythe
1806 06/08   Death of George Wythe
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