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  Collins, William
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NameWilliam Collins
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Lowville, New York , United States
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Born February 22, 1818
DiedJune 18, 1878 (60 years)
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Jan 06, 2015 03:18am
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InfoCOLLINS, William, (son of Ela Collins), a Representative from New York; born in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., February 22, 1818; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lowville; district attorney for Lewis County 1845-1847; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1848; moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1853 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in banking; served as a director of the Lake Shore Railroad and East Cleveland Railroad; affiliated with the Republican Party upon its organization in 1856; died in Cleveland, Ohio, June 18, 1878; interment in Lake View Cemetery.


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Father Ela Collins 1786-1848
Sister Harriet Collins Herron 0000-
Niece Lucy Lippitt 0000-
Niece Helen Herron Taft 1861-1943

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  11/03/1846 NY District 18 Won 48.15% (+1.20%)
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