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Charles Grandison Williams

Charles Grandison Williams was the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 1st district. He served in the Wisconsin State Senate 1869-1872. Twice chosen president pro tempore of that body. Also served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs during the Forty-seventh Congress.

Career

  • After graduation Charles G. Williams was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Janesville. He served in the Wisconsin State Senate 1869-1872 and was twice chosen president pro tempore of that body.

    Williams was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1883). He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district. He served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs during the Forty-seventh Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress. He resumed the practice of law.

Politics

Party affiliation: Republican Party

Connections

  • Wife (1832 - 1856): Harriet Gregg Williams
  • Wife (1836 - 1910): Mary Anna Noggle Williams
  • Daugter: Kate Anna Williams
  • Son: Ward David Williams
Charles Grandison Williams
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Born October 18, 1829
Died March 30, 1892
(aged 62)
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  • 1869 - 1872
    Representative, Wisconsin State Senate
  • 1871 - 1872
    Representative of Wisconsin, United States 47th Congress
  • 1871 - 1872
    Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (47th Congress)
  • 1873 - 1874
    Representative of Wisconsin, United States 43d Congress
  • 1874 - 1876
    Representative of Wisconsin, United States 44th Congress
  • 1877 - 1878
    Representative of Wisconsin, United States 45th Congress
  • 1879 - 1880
    Representative of Wisconsin, United States 46th Congress

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