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THOMAS WILLIAMS


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Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Brady-Handy Collection, LC-DIG-cwpbh-00035

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1861 Republican
1862 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

08/28/1806 - 06/06/1872

WILLIAMS, Thomas, a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 28, 1806; graduated, Dickinson College, 1825; lawyer (1828-1912); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1838-1841); not a candidate for reelection to the Senate; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1861 and 1862 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House; elected, United States Congress (1863-1869); appointed, manager, impeachment proceedings of President Andrew Johnson, United States House of Representatives (1868); not a candidate for reelection to Congress; died, June 6, 1872 in Allegheny City (now Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.



After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, THOMAS WILLIAMS went on to serve in congress