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William Wallace Irwin
Birth: Sep. 16, 1803
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1856
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman, Pittsburgh Mayor. He served as Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1840 to 1841. He was elected as a Whig to represent Pennsylvania's 22nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. He chose not to run for re-election, and was appointed by President John Tyler as United States Chargé d'Affaires to Denmark, serving in that diplomatic post from 1843 to 1847. His wife, Sophia Arabella Bache Irwin, was a great-granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Irwin (1746 - 1830)
  Agnes Farquer Irwin (1773 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Sophia Arabella Bache Irwin (1815 - 1904)
  Frances Everallyn Rose Irwin (1809 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Mason Irwin Mustin (1830 - 1897)*
  John Irwin (1832 - 1901)*
  Charlotte Wyman Irwin Taylor (1834 - 1880)*
  William Irwin (1836 - 1841)*
  Richard Biddle Irwin (1839 - 1892)*
  Agnes Irwin (1841 - 1914)*
  Robert Walker Irwin (1844 - 1925)*
  Sophia Dallas Irwin (1845 - 1915)*
  Mary Bache Irwin McCarthy (1849 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Scull Irwin (1798 - 1832)*
  William Wallace Irwin (1803 - 1856)
  Agnes Mary Irwin Mahon (1805 - 1889)*
  Francis M Irwin (1809 - 1812)*
  David Irwin (1810 - 1812)*
  Eliza Irwin (1812 - 1813)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 19-16-8
 
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Record added: Dec 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12760417
William Wallace Irwin
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