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Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910


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  • Fuller Name

    • George Henry
  • Variants

    • Williams, Geo. H. (George Henry), 1823-1910
    • Williams, Mr. (George Henry), 1823-1910
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1823-03-26
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1910-04-04
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1865
        • Affiliation End: 1871
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1872
        • Affiliation End: 1875
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Attorney-General
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New Lebanon (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Portland (Or.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Fort Madison (Iowa)
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: His Occasional addresses, 1895:t.p. (Geo. H. Williams)
    • found: MoSU-L/NLT files(Hdg.: Williams, George Henry, 1823-1910)
    • found: In the Senate of the United States. May 2, 1866, 1866:p. 1 (Mr. Williams)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Apr. 28, 2009(WiIliams, George Henry, a Senator from Or.; b. Mar. 26, 1823; d. Apr. 4, 1910)
    • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed December 19, 2017(Williams, George Henry, a Senator from Oregon; born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y., March 26, 1823; completed preparatory studies; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1844 and commenced practice at Fort Madison, Iowa Territory; judge of the first judicial district of Iowa 1847-1852; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1852; chief justice of the Territory of Oregon 1853-1857; reappointed by President James Buchanan but declined; member of the State constitutional convention of Oregon in 1858; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1865, to March 3, 1871; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; Attorney General of the United States in the Cabinet of President Ulysses Grant 1872-1875; nominated by President Grant as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1873, but subsequently his name was withdrawn; mayor of Portland, Oreg., 1902-1905; died in Portland, Oreg., April 4, 1910; interment in Riverview Cemetery)
  • Change Notes

    • 1985-08-27: new
    • 2018-01-11: revised
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