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William Wallace Crapo, American lawyer. member Massachusetts Legislature, 1857; member 44th to 47th Congresses (1875-1883).

Background

Crapo, William Wallace was born on May 16, 1830 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry H. and Mary A. (Slocum) Crapo.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1852, Doctor of Laws, 1882. Student Harvard Law School. (Doctor of Laws, Williams College, 1910).

Career

City solicitor, New Bedford, 1855-1867. Member Massachusetts Legislature, 1857. Member 44th to 47th Congresses (1875-1883).

Head of law firm Crapo, Clifford & Prescott. President Acushnet Mill Corporation, Potomska Mill, and Institution for Savings, New Bedford, and connected with many other banking and industrial enterprises. Home: New Bedford, Mass.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Legislature, 1857. Member 44th to 47th Congresses (1875-1883).

Connections

Married Sarah A. D. Tappan, January 22, 1857 (deceased).

father:
Henry H. Crapo

mother:
Mary A. (Slocum) Crapo

spouse:
Sarah A. D. Tappan