Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Williams, Reuel

Williams, Reuel, a Senator from Maine; born in Hallowell, Maine, June 2, 1783; attended Hallowell Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1802 and commenced practice in Augusta, Maine; member of the State house of representatives 1822-1826 and 1829-1832; served in the State senate in 1827 and 1828; commissioner of public buildings in 1831; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Van Buren and Johnson in 1836; elected February 22, 1837, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ether Shepley and served from March 4, 1837, to February 15, 1843, when he resigned; manager of a railroad for twelveyears; died in Augusta, Maine, on July 25, 1862; interment in the family cemetery on the banks of the Kennebec River, Augusta, Maine.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Williams, Reuel," 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.2020 2021. Original Sources, accessed May 28, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U25MGRCR7FTXYP.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Williams, Reuel." 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.2020, page 2021. Original Sources. 28 May. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U25MGRCR7FTXYP.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Williams, Reuel' 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.2020, pp.2021. Original Sources, retrieved 28 May 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3U25MGRCR7FTXYP.