ROANE, John (1766-1838)

ROANE, JOHN, (father of John Jones Roane), a Representative from Virginia; born at ``Uppowac,'' King William County, Va., February 9, 1766; completed preparatory studies; member of the State house of delegates 1788-1790 and in 1792; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1788; elected as a Republican to the Eleventh, Twelfth, and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1815); engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected to the Twentieth Congress and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831); elected to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); died at his residence, ``Uppowac,'' King William County, Va., November 15, 1838; interment in the family burying ground, Rumford, Va.