May 25, 1783 Gordonsville Orange County Virginia, USA
Feb. 24, 1841 Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, US Congressman. Born in Gordonsville, Virginia, he was admitted to the bar in 1800 and commenced to practice law in Bardstown, Kentucky. In 1801, he returned to Virginia, resumed to practice law and was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates (1812-14). In 1814, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress and to next four Congresses serving until 1825. Not a candidate for renomination, he was appointed a judge of the general court of Virginia, serving until he resigned in 1827. In 1827, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses, serving until his resignation 1830. President Andrew Jackson appointed him a Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1836 and served he until his death in Washington, D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Inscription: front: "Sacred to the memory of Philip Pendleton Barbour, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S. who was born in Orange County Virginia on the 25th of May 1783. He was married with Frances Todd Johnson on the 4th of October 1801. He died at Washington City on the 24th of Feb. 1841." Back:"When sorrowing o’er this stone I bend, Which covers all that was a friend, And from his voice, his hand, his smile, Divides me for a little while, Thou Savior seest the tears I shed For Jesus didst weep o’er Lazurus dead."
Burial: Congressional Cemetery Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA Plot: Range 57, Site 144
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