Andrew J. Montague
Original Author: Harris & Ewing
Created: Early twentieth century
Medium: Photograph
Publisher: Library of Virginia

Andrew J. Montague (Photograph, Early 20th Century)

Andrew J. Montague, governor of Virginia (1902–1906) and member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1913–1937), sits for an undated portrait. A conservative Democrat, Montague was one of the leaders at the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901–1902, and as governor he presided over the enactment of the Virginia Constitution of 1902, which disfranchised most black men in Virginia and many working-class white men.