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William Hepburn Armstrong
Birth: Sep. 7, 1824
Williamsport
Lycoming County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 14, 1919
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Princeton College in 1847, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1860-61) and declined a commission as president judge of the twenty-sixth judicial circuit of Pennsylvania in 1862. In 1869, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress, serving until 1871. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he declined the office of commissioner of Indian affairs tendered by President Grant and was commissioner of railroads, (1882-85). He then resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until retiring in1898. Moving to Delaware, he was active in business pursuits until his death at age 94. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Annie Earp Armstrong (1823 - 1884)*
  Ann Earp Armstrong (1823 - 1864)*
 
 Children:
  William Hepburn Armstrong (1863 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Sep 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7869063
William Hepburn Armstrong
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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