Robert Latane Montague

Robert Latane Montague
Member of the Confederate States House of Representatives from Virginia's 1st district
In office
February 18, 1864  May 10, 1865
Preceded by Muscoe R. H. Garnett
Succeeded by None (position eliminated)
4th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
January 1, 1860  January 1, 1864
Governor John Letcher
Preceded by William L. Jackson, Jr.
Succeeded by Samuel Price
Personal details
Born Robert Latané Montague
(1819-05-23)May 23, 1819
Middlesex, Virginia, U.S.
Died March 2, 1880(1880-03-02) (aged 60)
Middlesex, Virginia, U.S.
Spouse(s) Cornelia Gay Eubank

Robert Latané Montague (May 23, 1819 March 2, 1880) was a prominent Virginia politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.

Montague was born in Middlesex County, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1850 and 1872. He served as the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1860 to 1864 and represented the state in the Second Confederate Congress from 1864 to 1865.[1]

Montague was the great-uncle of Wallis Warfield Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor.


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