Edmund Randolph

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Edmund Jenings Randolph
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7th Governor of Virginia
In office
1786–1788
Preceded by Patrick Henry
Succeeded by Beverley Randolph
1st United States Attorney General
In office
September 26, 1789 – January 26, 1794
President George Washington
Preceded by None
Succeeded by William Bradford
2nd United States Secretary of State
In office
January 2, 1794 – August 20, 1795
President George Washington
Preceded by Thomas Jefferson
Succeeded by Timothy Pickering
Personal details
Born (1753-08-10)August 10, 1753
Williamsburg, Virginia
Died September 12, 1813(1813-09-12) (aged 60)
Millwood, Virginia
Political party Federalist
Spouse(s) Sara Elizabeth Nicholas
Alma mater College of William and Mary
Profession Lawyer, Politician
Religion Episcopalian
Military service
Service/branch Continental Army
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War

Edmund Jenings Randolph (August 10, 1753– September 12, 1813) was an American attorney, Governor of Virginia, Secretary of State, and the first United States Attorney General.