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Lawyer

Charles Urquhart Williams, American lawyer. Member Virginia House of Representatives, 1875-1876, 1876-1877.

Background

Williams, Charles Urquhart was born on December 27, 1840 in Henrico Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Bruce and Ann Mercer (Hackley) Williams.

Education

Educated private tutor and various schools until 1857. In mercantile business, 1857-1858. Entered law class in University of Virginia, 1860, but before graduation entered C.S.A., April 1861, and served as private, Lieutenant and captain until surrender of General R. E. Lee.

Admitted to Virginia bar, October 1865.

Career

In practice, 1865 to July 1, 1907.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Representatives, 1875-1876, 1876-1877.

Connections

Married Alice Davenport Williams, August 27, 1867.

father:
Charles Bruce Williams

mother:
Ann Mercer (Hackley) Williams

spouse:
Alice Davenport Williams