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  Piper, William Adam
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameWilliam Adam Piper
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San Francisco, California , United States
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Born May 21, 1826
DiedAugust 05, 1899 (73 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedThomas Walker
Jun 15, 2004 11:28am
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InfoPIPER, William Adam, a Representative from California; born in Franklin County, Pa., May 21, 1826; attended the common schools; moved to St. Louis, Mo.; during the Mexican War served in Company A, Eighth Missouri Light Artillery, from June 8, 1846, to June 24, 1847; moved to California in 1848, and in 1849 settled in San Francisco, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; continued business activities; died in San Francisco, Calif., August 5, 1899; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
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