Aylett Hawes

Aylett Hawes (* April 21, 1768 in Culpeper County, Virginia; † August 31, 1833 in Rappahannock County, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1811 and 1817 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Aylett Hawes was a member of a famous political family. He was the uncle of Richard Hawes (1797-1877), governor of Kentucky, was of Albert Gallatin Hawes (1804-1849), Congressman from Kentucky, and of Aylett Hawes Buckner (1816-1894), of the state of Missouri in Congress represented. After a good education Hawes studied medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland. Upon his return to Virginia, he began to work in his new profession. He also worked as a planter. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party launched a political career. Between 1802 and 1806 he sat in the House of Representatives from Virginia.

In the congressional elections of 1810 Hawes was in the ninth constituency of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Love on March 4, 1811. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1817 three legislative periods. Since 1813 he represented there as the successor of John Dawson the tenth district of his state. In his time as a congressman of the British -American War fell from 1812.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Aylett Hawes practiced as a doctor again. He also managed his now extensive lands. He died on August 31, 1833 on his farm in Rappahannock County.