Carter Braxton Photo

Carter Braxton

Death: Oct 10, 1797

Birthplace: King and Queen County

Nationality: United States

Carter Braxton

Date of Death : Oct 10, 1797
Birth Place : King and Queen County

Carter Braxton was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, as well as a merchant, planter, and Virginia politician. A grandson of Robert “King” Carter, one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners and slaveholders in the Old Dominion, Carter Braxton was active in Virginia's legislature for more than 25 years, generally allied with Landon Carter, Benjamin Harrison, Edmund Pendleton and other conservative slaveholders.

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