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  Wall, William
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NameWilliam Wall
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Brooklyn, New York , United States
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Born March 20, 1800
DiedApril 20, 1872 (72 years)
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InfoWALL, William, a Representative from New York; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 20, 1800; received a limited schooling; learned the trade of ropemaking and worked as a journeyman; became a manufacturer of rope; moved to Kings County, Long Island, N.Y., in 1822; trustee, commissioner of highways, supervisor, member of the board of finance, and commissioner of waterworks of Williamsburg (now a part of New York City); mayor of Williamsburg in 1853; was one of the incorporators and for a number of years president of the Williamsburg Savings Bank; also one of the founders of the Williamsburg City Bank (later the First National Bank) and of the Williamsburg Dispensary; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1862; delegate to the Loyalist Convention at Philadelphia in 1866; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 20, 1872; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.


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