Person:George Nicholas (12)

George Nicholas
b.abt 1754
d.25 Jul 1799
  1. Elizabeth Nicholas
  2. George Nicholasabt 1754 - 1799
  3. Wilson Cary Nicholas1761 - 1820
  • HGeorge Nicholasabt 1754 - 1799
  1. Robert C Nicholas1793 - 1857
Facts and Events
Name George Nicholas
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1754
Death[1] 25 Jul 1799

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George Nicholas (c. 1754 – July 25, 1799) was the first professor of law at Transylvania University in Kentucky. He was also briefly attorney general of Kentucky, and had been several times a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was the son of Robert C. Nicholas, Sr.; his brothers included Wilson Cary Nicholas. He was a friend and correspondent of James Madison; he was also extremely fat, and Madison laughed until he cried at a caricature of Nicholas, during the Virginia convention to ratify the United States Constitution, as a plum pudding with legs.

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