Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1797)

Robert W. Carter, J.P., of Sabine Hall, Richmond County, Virginia

Associated Houses

Sabine Hall


He was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1769 representing Richmond County with Francis Lightfoot Lee. He was an active opponent of British taxation on the Colonies. He served in the House of Delegates in 1779, 1781, and 1782 before retiring from politics to concentrate on the management of his estates. He was the father of five surviving children.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 15/08/2020 and last updated on 24/02/2021.
 Debt of Honor by Thomas Katheder for Historic Fredericksburg