Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Williams, Nathan

Williams, Nathan, a Representative from New York; was born in Williamstown, Mass., December 19, 1773; attended the common schools in Bennington, Vt.; moved with his parents to Troy, N.Y., in 1786; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1795 and commenced practice in Utica, N.Y.; assisted in the establishment of Utica Public Library, of which he was librarian for a number of years; president of the village corporation; president of the Manhattan Bank; district attorney for the sixth district 1801-1813; elected as a Democrat to the Ninth Congress (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1807); served in the War of 1812 under his brother-in-law, Gen. Jacob Brown; member of the State assembly 1816-1818 and in 1819; regent of the University of the State of New York from January 28, 1817, to February 13, 1824; district attorney of Oneida County 1818-1821; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1821; judge of the circuit court 1823-1833; appointed clerk of the State supreme court in 1834 and moved to Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., where he died September 25, 1835; interment in the "Burying Ground," Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; reinterment in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Williams, Nathan," 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 Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51GIZQ9XNIP5IX4.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Williams, Nathan' 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. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=51GIZQ9XNIP5IX4.