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  Williams, James
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NameJames Williams
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Kenion, Delaware , United States
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Born August 04, 1825
DiedApril 12, 1899 (73 years)
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Dec 02, 2015 11:10pm
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InfoWILLIAMS, James, a Representative from Delaware; born in Philadelphia, Pa., August 4, 1825; completed preparatory studies; moved to Kenton, Kent County, Del., in 1844 and engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1856 and 1862; served in the State senate in 1866 and 1871; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1872; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); was not a candidate for renomination in 1878; resumed agricultural pursuits; moved to Smyrna, Del., in 1891 and continued farming until his death on April 12, 1899; interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery.


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