US Con -Williams, Thomas Sr. - U.S. Congressman, PA

Thomas Williams Sr.:
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Born: August 28, 1806
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Birthplace: Greensburg Pennsylvania
Father: Robert Williams 1779 – 1827
(Buried: Old German Cemetery Greensburg Pennsylvania)
Mother: Agnes “Nancy” Singer 1784 – 1864
(Buried: Old German Cemetery Greensburg Pennsylvania)

Wife: Sarah Donaldson Reynolds 1802 – 1887
(Buried: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)

Children:
Bvt. Major Thomas Williams Jr. 1835 – 1894
(Buried: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)
Margaret Donaldson Williams 1838 – 1923
(Buried: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)
Agnes Williams Pemberton 1840 – 1900
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)
Mary Couper Williams 1845 – 1925
(Buried: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)
Captain Richard Algernon Williams 1846 – 1890
(Buried: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)



Political Party: Republican Party


Education:

1825: Graduated from Dickinson College

Occupation before War:
1828 – 1832: Attorney in Greensburg Pennsylvania
1832 – 1863: Attorney in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
1838 – 1841: Pennsylvania State Senator

Civil War Career:
1832 – 1863: Attorney in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
1863 – 1869: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania
1863 – 1867: Member of House Coinage, Weights and Measures Committee
1863 – 1869: Member of House Judiciary Committee
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution.

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1869: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania
1863 – 1867: Member of House Coinage, Weights and Measures Committee
1863 – 1869: Member of House Judiciary Committee
1867 – 1869: Member of House War Department Expenditures Committee
1868: One of the managers to conduct impeachment of Pres. Johnson
1868: Voted in support of impeachment of Andrew Johnson
1868: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress
1869 – 1872: Lived retired in Allegheny City Pennsylvania


Died:
June 16, 1872
Place of Death: Allegheny City Pennsylvania
Age at time of Death: 65 years old
Burial Place: Allegheny Cemetery Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
 
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