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Powell, Leven (1737-1810)

Powell, Leven (1737-1810)
Historical Note
Leven Powell was born near Manassas, Prince William Co., Va. in 1737. He moved to Loudoun County in 1763 and served as major in the Revolutionary Army. Appointed lieutenant-colonel of the Sixteenth Regiment in Continental Line in 1777. He served in Virginia House of Delegates and as a delegate to Virginia Convention which ratified the U. S. Constitution in 1788. He was elected as a Federalist to Congress. Died in 1810 in Bedford, Pa. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Leven Powell.

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Powell Family Papers, Hepburn Addition, 1775-1870
Leven Powell Papers, 1774-1806