RANDOLPH, Thomas Mann, (son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson),
a Representative from Virginia; born at Tuckahoe, in Goochland County, Va.,
October 1, 1768; received his early education from private teachers; attended the College of William
and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1785-1788; served in the
State senate in 1793 and 1794; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (March 4,
1803-March 3, 1807); colonel of the Twentieth Infantry during the War of 1812; member of the State
house of delegates, 1819, 1820, and 1823-1825; Governor of Virginia, 1819-1822; died at
Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, his father-in-law, on June 20, 1828; interment in the
family burial ground.
BibliographyGaines, William Harris. Thomas Mann
Randolph: Jefferson's Son-in-Law. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1966.