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businessman , congressman

William Julian Albert was an American politician and businessman.

Background

Albert, William Julian was born on August 4, 1816 in Baltimore.

Education

Graduate Mt.

Career

William Julian Albert served as a Republican Congressman in the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875). He was also a successful businessman, was engaged in the hardware business until 1855 and, later, in banking: was one of the founders and directors of the First National Bank of Maryland; was director of several insurance companies, savings banks, and manufacturing companies. President Maryland.

Achievements

  • Albert assisted in establishing the ‘Soldiers’ Home’ and an Asylum for orphans and took a leading part in the foundation of the society for the moral and educational improvement of the blacks after the abolition of slavery. He also helped establish a school for ‘black’ teachers in Baltimore

Connections

wife:
Emily Jones Albert

She and Willian Julian Albert married on May 15, 1838

son:
Jacob Albert

daughter:
Rebecca Albert