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Williams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910

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Personal name headingWilliams, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1910
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Variant(s)Williams, Geo. H. (George Henry), 1823-1910
Williams, Mr. (George Henry), 1823-1910
Associated placeFort Madison (Iowa)
Birth date1823-03-26
Death date1910-04-04
Place of birthNew Lebanon (N.Y.)
Place of deathPortland (Or.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
United States. Attorney-General
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLawyers Judges Legislators Mayors
Found inHis Occasional addresses, 1895: t.p. (Geo. H. Williams)
MoSU-L/NLT files (Hdg.: Williams, George Henry, 1823-1910)
In the Senate of the United States. May 2, 1866, 1866: p. 1 (Mr. Williams)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Apr. 28, 2009 (WiIliams, George Henry, a Senator from Or.; b. Mar. 26, 1823; d. Apr. 4, 1910)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed December 19, 2017 (Williams, George Henry, a Senator from Oregon; born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y., March 26, 1823; completed preparatory studies; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1844 and commenced practice at Fort Madison, Iowa Territory; judge of the first judicial district of Iowa 1847-1852; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1852; chief justice of the Territory of Oregon 1853-1857; reappointed by President James Buchanan but declined; member of the State constitutional convention of Oregon in 1858; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1865, to March 3, 1871; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; Attorney General of the United States in the Cabinet of President Ulysses Grant 1872-1875; nominated by President Grant as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1873, but subsequently his name was withdrawn; mayor of Portland, Oreg., 1902-1905; died in Portland, Oreg., April 4, 1910; interment in Riverview Cemetery)