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William Weldon Billson, American lawyer. Member Minnesota State Senate, 1872, and 1883-1885.

Background

Billson, William Weldon was born on June 7, 1847 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas and Hester (Watson) Billson.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Springfield, 1864.

Career

Admitted to Minnesota bar, 1868. Practiced, Winona, 1868-1870, removed to Duluth, 1870. Member firm of Billson, Congdon & Dickinson, 1892-1802, Billson & Congdon, 1902-1910 (retired).

Was for many years Identified with much important litigation in state and federal courts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Equity in its Relations to Common Law, 1917.

Membership

Member Minnesota State Senate, 1872, and 1883-1885.

Connections

Married Alice L. Harford, November 20, 1872.

father:
Thomas Billson

mother:
Hester (Watson) Billson

spouse:
Alice L. Harford