Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Powell, Paulus

Powell, Paulus, a Representative from Virginia; born in Amherst County, Va., in 1809; attended private schools and Amherst College, Amherst, Va.; held various local offices; member of the State house of delegates 1843-1849, 1863, and 1864; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1859); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; died in Amherst, Amherst County, Va., June 10, 1874; interment in the private burying ground of his brother-in-law on the estate, "Kenmore," near Amherst, Va.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Powell, Paulus," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1698 Original Sources, accessed February 23, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95S43ZI5PFLPMDH.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Powell, Paulus' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1698. Original Sources, retrieved 23 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95S43ZI5PFLPMDH.