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William Hawkins Polk
Birth: May 24, 1815
Death: Dec. 16, 1862

US Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 6th District n the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1851 to 1853. He also served as a Member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives from 1842 to 1845, and as United States Minister to the Two Sicilies from 1845 to 1847. A major in the United States Army during the Mexican War, he was the brother of United States President James Knox Polk. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Polk (1772 - 1827)
  Jane Knox Polk (1776 - 1852)
 
 Children:
  Hester Malinda Polk Qualls (1844 - 1914)*
  Tasker Polk (1861 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Knox Polk (1795 - 1849)*
  Jane Maria Polk Walker (1798 - 1876)*
  Marshall Tate Polk (1805 - 1831)*
  Ophelia Clarissa Polk Hayes (1812 - 1857)*
  Ophelia Clarissa Polk Hayes (1812 - 1854)*
  William Hawkins Polk (1815 - 1862)
  Samuel Washington Polk (1817 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Feb 06, 2006
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My 3rd Great Grandfather (brother to James Knox Polk, the 11th President of the United States)Father to my 2nd Great Grandmother Hester Malinda Polk Qualls.
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