John Claiborne

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John Claiborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1805 – October 9, 1808
Preceded byThomas Claiborne
Succeeded byThomas Gholson, Jr.
Personal details
Born1777
Brunswick County, Virginia
DiedOctober 9, 1808(1808-10-09) (aged 30–31)
Brunswick County, Virginia
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania


John Claiborne (1777 – October 9, 1808) He was a son of Thomas Claiborne (1749–1812) and brother of Thomas Claiborne (1780–1856). He was a Representative from Virginia; born in Brunswick County, Virginia, in 1777; pursued academic studies; graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1798 and practiced; elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his death in Brunswick County, Virginia, on October 9, 1808; interment in the family burying ground of Parson Jarratt, Dinwiddie, Virginia.

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  • United States Congress. "John Claiborne (id: C000403)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Claiborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th congressional district

1805-1808
Succeeded by
Thomas Gholson, Jr.