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Elihu Stephen Williams

Elihu Stephen Williams, American congressman, lawyer. member Tennessee legislature, 1867-1869, removed to Troy, O., 1875; member Congress, 1887-1891, from 3d Ohio district.

Background

  • Williams, Elihu Stephen was born on January 24, 1835 in New Carlisle, Ohio, United States. Son of Review Henry Williams.

  • Education

    • Educated Linden Hill Academy.

    Career

    • Studied law, Dayton, O. Served in war, captain Company H, 71st Ohio volunteer infantry. Commanded post, Carthage, Tennessee, 1863.

      Attorney general 6th judicial district Tennessee, 1865-1867. Member Tennessee legislature, 1867-1869, removed to Troy, O., 1875. Practiced law, 1875-1887.

      Member Congress, 1887-1891, from 3d Ohio district. Editor the Troy Buckeye. Home: Troy, O.

    Membership

    Member Tennessee legislature, 1867-1869, removed to Troy, O., 1875. Member Congress, 1887-1891, from 3d Ohio district.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Gordon, May 31, 1866.
    • father: Review Henry Williams. Williams
    • spouse: Alice Gordon
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    Born January 24, 1835
    Died 1903
    (aged 67)
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