Connally Findlay Trigg

Connally Findlay Trigg ( born September 18, 1847 in Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia; † April 23, 1907 ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1887 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Connally Trigg attended the public schools of his home. During the Civil War he served in both the army of the Confederacy as well as in the Navy. After a subsequent law degree in 1870 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to work in Abingdon in this profession. Between 1872 and 1884 he was district attorney in Washington County. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1884 Trigg was in the ninth constituency of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Henry Bowen on March 4, 1885. Until March 3, 1887, he was able to complete a term in Congress. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Trigg again practiced as a lawyer. He died on April 23, 1907 in Abingdon.