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William Raymond Green

William Raymond Green, American judge, economist. Member Academy Political Science.; Club: Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).


  • Green, William Raymond was born on November 9, 1856 in Colchester, Connecticut, United States. Son of Timothy Franklin and Sarah Maria (Raymond) Green.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin, 1879, Doctor of Laws, 1927.


    • Mistress Margaret Thorp Campbell. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1882. Practiced, Dow City, Iowa, 1882-1884, Audubon, from 1884.

      Judge District Court, 15th District Iowa, 1894-1911, resigned. Elected to 62d Congress, 9th Iowa District, June 5, 1911, to fill unexpired term (1911-1913) of Walter I. Smith, resigned. Reëlected 63d to 70th Congresses (1913-1929).

      Chairman Ways and Means Committee, 68th to 70th Congresses. Also chairman Joint Committee of House and Senate on Internal Revenue, 1926-1928. Resigned from Congress to become judge Court of Claims of the United States, 1928.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Academy Political Science. Club: Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).


    • Married Luella Washington Brown, June 1887. Children: William Raymond.
    • father: Timothy Franklin Green
    • mother: Sarah Maria (Raymond) Green
    • spouse: Luella Washington Brown
    • child: William Raymond Green
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    Died July 11, 1947
    (aged 90)