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Sam Houston


Sam Houston, "The Raven"

Born in Virginia. 1793-1863
Lawyer, elected to Congress in 1823 and 1825.
Elected Governor of Tennessee in 1827.

Patsy Cline

Virginia Patterson Hensley, known as Patsy Cline, was born in the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Virginia,on September 8, 1932


Patsy Cline



Edgar Cayce


Edgar Cayce

1877 - 1945

"The Sleeping Prophet"

Edgar Cayce formed the Association for Research and Enlightenment and lived in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Robert Duvall lives in Northern Virginia and is a direct descendent in the family line of Robert E. Lee. He portrayed General R.E. Lee in the movie, Gods and Generals.


Robert Duvall






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