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William Wall
Birth: Mar. 20, 1800
Death: Apr. 20, 1872

Civil War US Congressman. He moved to New York City in 1821 after serving as a rope apprentice in Philadelphia. He set up shop in Williamsburg and built a successful rope business. Later, he served as Superintendent of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Mayor of Williamsburg, founder of the Williamsburg Savings Bank and Congressman for New York City during the Civil War. He was elected as a Republican to represent New York's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863. (bio by: BK Genie) 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 46, Lot 9802
 
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Record added: Nov 07, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3933
William Wall
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William Wall
Added by: Wallace G Lane Jr
 
William Wall
Added by: Wallace G Lane Jr
 
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 20, 2012
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