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DR. WILLIAM FLEMING
Physican, soldier, and statesman, Dr. William Fleming (1728-1795) studies medicine in his native Scotland before practicing in Staunton from 1763 to 1768. His home stood at the crossing of New Street and Lewis Creek. Dr. Fleming's career included periods as commander of the Botetourt Regiment, Commissioner for Kentucky, member of the Continental Congress, delgate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, and Acting Governor when the Virginia General Assembly met in Staunton in June, 1781.
Department of Conservation and Historic Resources, 1987