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William Porter Burrall Edit Profile

Lawyer , Railroad executive

William Porter Burrall, American lawyer, railroad executive. member Connecticut General Assembly from Salisbury, 1861; member Connecticut Senate.

Background

Burrall, William Porter was born on September 18, 1806 in Canaan, Connecticut, United States. Son of Honorary William M. and Abigail (Stoddard) Burrall.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1826.

Career

Admitted to Litchfield County bar, 1829. Practiced in Connecticut, 1831-1839. Vice president Hartford and New Haven Railroad Company, 1856-1867, president, 1867-1872.

Vice president New York, N.H. and H. ready reckoner., 1872. Treasurer I.C. R.R., 1852, president, 1853-1855. Member Connecticut General Assembly from Salisbury, 1861.

Member Connecticut Senate.

Membership

Member Connecticut General Assembly from Salisbury, 1861. Member Connecticut Senate.

Connections

Married Harriet Holley, May 1831.

father:
Honorary William M. Burrall

mother:
Abigail (Stoddard) Burrall

spouse:
Harriet Holley