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Mason, George

  • By: Paul J. Cornish
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

As a member of the House of Burgesses serving at the Virginia Convention, George Mason IV (1725–1792) was the primary author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776) and had a strong influence on the Virginia Constitution. He later served as ...

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