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us: Williams, Thomas Hill, 1780-1840


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    • Birth Date

        1780
    • Death Date

        1840
    • Birth Place

        (naf) North Carolina.
    • Death Place

        (naf) Robertson County (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 18171210
        • Affiliation End: 18290303
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Legislators--United States
      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from Filson Club for Brown, S. Papers, 1817-1825 (Thomas Hill Williams)
        • found: WwasWA, 1607-1896 (Williams, Thomas Hill; senator; b. N.C., 1780; register land office, Terr. of Miss., 1805; sec. Miss. Terr., 1805, 1807; acting gov., 1806, 1809; collector of customs, port of New Orleans, 1810; del. to Miss. Const. Conv.; member U.S. Senate (Demo) from Miss., Dec. 10, 1817-1829; moved to Tenn.; d. Robertson County, Tenn., 1840)
        • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, September 25, 2014 (Williams, Thomas Hill (1780 - 1840); a Senator from Mississippi; born in North Carolina in 1780; completed preparatory studies; studied law; admitted to the bar and practiced; register of the land office for the Territory of Mississippi in 1805; secretary of the Territory 1805; Acting Governor 1806; reappointed secretary 1807; Acting Governor 1809; collector of customs at New Orleans 1810; delegate to the State constitutional convention; upon the admission of Mississippi as a State into the Union in 1817 was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate; reelected as a Jackson Republican (later Jacksonian) in 1823 and served from December 10, 1817, to March 3, 1829; chairman, Committee on Public Lands (Sixteenth Congress); moved to Tennessee, where he died, in Robertson County, in 1840)
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