Edmund W. Hubard

Edmund Wilcox Hubard ( born February 20, 1806 Farmville, Buckingham County, Virginia; † December 9, 1878 ) was an American politician. Between 1841 and 1847 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edmund Hubard attended private schools and went on to study at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Thereafter, he worked in agriculture. He was also a justice of the peace in his home. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In the congressional elections of 1840 Hubard was in the fifth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Robert Craig on March 4, 1841. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1847 three legislative periods. Since 1843 he represented there as a follower of William Goode the fourth district of his state. Since 1845 his term was marked by the events of the Mexican-American War.

In 1846 Edmund Hubard renounced another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he again worked in agriculture. During the Civil War Hubard was tax experts for the government of the Confederate States. He died on December 9, 1878 at his estate in Farmville, where he was also buried.