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George Loyall

Cedar Grove Cemetery
4th Alley West, Lot 16
(1789 – 1868)

George Loyall (1789 – 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.  His ancestors came to Virginia in the 1700s beginning with his grandfather, Paul Loyall, who served as Mayor of Norfolk in 1762. 

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Loyall graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1808. He studied law but did not practice. He was a member of the first Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia.  George Loyall served as member of the State House of Delegates from 1818 to1827. He was Delegate to the State Constitutional Convention in 1829 and successfully contested the election of Thomas Newton to the 21st Congress, serving from March 9, 1830 to March 3, 1831.

Loyall was elected as a Jacksonian to the 23rd and 24th Congresses (March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837). He served as a Navy agent at Norfolk, Virginia from 1837 to 1861, with the exception of two years. He died in Norfolk, Virginia, on February 24, 1868.*



Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.

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Address: 238 E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA 23510

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