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William Stanbery
Birth: Aug. 10, 1788
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1873
Newark
Licking County
Ohio, USA

US Congressman. Born in Essex County New Jersey, he studied law in New York City before moving to Ohio in 1809. He settled and practiced law in Newark (Licking County) Ohio. After serving in the state senate in 1824 and 1825 he was elected, in 1827, to the US Congress as a Jacksonian candidate. He later won reelection as an anti-Jacksonian candidate and served in Congress until 1833. In 1832 he made accusatory remarks from the house floor regarding Sam Houston’s involvement with Native Americans. Houston later met the Congressman on a Washington DC street; a fight erupted and Houston beat the man with a hickory cane. The Congressman allegedly attempted to shoot Houston but his pistol misfired. In a trial before Congress, Houston was found guilty but was lightly reprimanded. For his part in the controversy, the Ohio Congressman was censured for use of “unparliamentary language”. His 1832 reelection bid failed, so he returned to Newark where he practiced law until his death. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonas Stanbery (1761 - 1840)
 
 Children:
  Mary Stanbery (1826 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Lucy Stanbery Pierce (____ - 1857)*
  William Stanbery (1788 - 1873)
  Henry Stanbery (1803 - 1881)*
 
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Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Newark
Licking County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 14, 2002
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