US Con -Brown, William Gay Sr. - U.S. Congressman, VA/WV

William Gay Brown Sr.:
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Born: September 25, 1800
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Birthplace: Kingwood Virginia (West Virginia)
Father: James Brown 1761 – 1838
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Kingwood West Virginia)
Mother:

Wife:
Juliet Ann Roberts Byrne 1810 – 1851
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Kingwood West Virginia)

Children:
US Congressman William Gay Brown Jr. 1856 – 1916
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Kingwood West Virginia)



Political Party: Democratic Party and Unionist Party



Occupation before War:
1823 – 1843: Attorney in Kingwood Virginia
1832: Member of Virginia State House of Delegates
1840 – 1843: Member of Virginia State House of Delegates
1845 – 1849: United States Congressman from Virginia
1845 – 1849: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1849 – 1861: Attorney in Kingwood Virginia
1850: Member of Virginia State Constitutional Convention
1860: Virginia Delegate Democratic Party National Convention

Civil War Career:
1849 – 1861: Attorney in Kingwood Virginia
1861: Member of Virginia State Constitutional Convention
1861 – 1863: United States Congressman from Virginia
1861 – 1863: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1861 – 1863: Member of House Militia Committee
1863 – 1865: United States Congressman from West Virginia
1863 – 1865: Member of House Claims Committee
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1884: Attorney in Kingwood West Virginia


Died:
April 19, 1884
Place of Death: Kingwood West Virginia
Age at time of Death: 83 years old
Burial Place: Maplewood Cemetery Kingwood West Virginia
 
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