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Pennsylvania State Senate

William W Watt



Session Position District Party
1869 1 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


1817 - 1870

William W. Watt, 1852, son of William Watt (1832), was born in Philadelphia in 1817. His father was born in County Derry, Ireland, in 1785, and came to Philadelphia in 1808. He was a manufacturer of cotton goods, and was a member of Common and Select Council. He died February, 1857, and was buried in Laurel Hill cemetery. David Watt (1835) was his brother.  William W. was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and also of the Senate. Letters of administration on his estate were granted, December 13, 1870, to Jonathan Brock. The sureties were Margaret P. Watt, 1915 Lombard street, and Joseph A. Bonham.