U.S. Legislative Branch -Mitchell, William - U.S. Congressman, IN

William Mitchell:
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Born: January 19, 1802
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Birthplace: Root New York
Father: Charles Mitchell 1773 – 1859
Mother: Lydia Brown 1782 – 1865
Wife:
Nancy Keller 1802 – 1864
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Kendallville Indiana)
Children:
John Mitchell 1830 – 1909
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Kendallville Indiana)
Charles Stuart Mitchell 1833 – 1866
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Kendallville Indiana)


Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:

1836 – 1861: Attorney in Kendallville Indiana
1836 – 1846: United States Postmaster for Kendallville Indiana
1841: Indiana State Representative
Justice of the Peace in Kendallville Indiana

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1863: United States Congressman from Indiana
1862: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection as U.S. Congressman
1862 – 1863: Member of House War Expenditures Committee
1862 – 1863: Member of House Indian Affairs Committee

Occupation after War:

1863 – 1865: Cotton Businessman


Died:
September 11, 1865
Place of Death: Macon Georgia
Age at time of Death: 63 years old
Burial Place: Lake View Cemetery Kendallville Indiana
 

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Brother to New York Senator Thomas B. Mitchell. And another brother George A. Mitchell was a prominent banker and railroad entrepreneur (and first mayor) of Cadillac, Michigan.
 
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