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William Hodges Mann

Portrait of Governor Mann

Governor of Virginia
In office
1910 – 1914
Lieutenant James Taylor Ellyson
Preceded by Claude A. Swanson
Succeeded by Henry Carter Stuart

Born July 30, 1843
Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.
Died December 12, 1927
Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Religion Presbyterian

William Hodges Mann (1843–1927) was a U.S. political figure. Mann was Governor of Virginia from 1910 to 1914. Mann was the last Confederate soldier to serve as Governor of Virginia. Governor Mann served in the 12th Virginia Infantry during the Civil War until he was injured. He then served the Confederacy in various positions. After Appomattox, Mann began practicing law in Nottoway County. In 1870, he became the first county judge of Nottoway County.


  • Larson, William (1982). Edward Younger. ed. The Governors of Virginia, 1860-1978. University Press of Virginia. pp. 159–169. ISBN 0-8139-0920-1.  
Political offices
Preceded by
Claude A. Swanson
Governor of Virginia
Succeeded by
Henry Carter Stuart


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