Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Willard, Charles Wesley

Willard, Charles Wesley, a Representative from Vermont; born in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., June 18, 1827; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1851; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Montpelier in 1853; secretary of state of Vermont 1855 and 1856; declined a reelection; member of the State senate 1860 and 1861; became editor and publisher of the Montpelier Freeman in 1861; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty-second, and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law in Montpelier; member of the commission to revise the laws of Vermont in 1879 and 1880; died in Montpelier, Vt., on June 8, 1880; interment in Green Mount Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Willard, Charles Wesley," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2014 Original Sources, accessed January 22, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBZTHCBF6EP6995.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Willard, Charles Wesley." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2014, Original Sources. 22 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBZTHCBF6EP6995.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Willard, Charles Wesley' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2014. Original Sources, retrieved 22 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBZTHCBF6EP6995.