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William Franklin Draper
Birth: Apr. 9, 1842
Lowell
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1910
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman, US Diplomat. A young and daring soldier, he rose from a 1st Lieutenant in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 36th Massachusetts Infantry. Brevetted Brigadier General, USV on March 13, 1865. He served as a Congressman from Massachusetts from 1893 to 1897 and as the US Ambassador to Italy from 1897 to 1900. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Draper (1817 - 1887)
  Hannah Brown Thwing Draper (1818 - 1882)
 
 Spouses:
  Lydia Joy Warren Draper (1843 - 1884)
  Susan Christie Preston Draper (1853 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  William F. Draper (1865 - 1909)*
  George Otis Draper (1867 - 1937)*
  Claire Hill Draper (1876 - 1940)*
  Margaret Draper Boncompagni (1891 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Franklin Draper (1842 - 1910)
  Georgiana Thwing Draper (1844 - 1844)*
  Helen Louise Draper (1845 - 1847)*
  George Albert Draper (1855 - 1923)*
  Eben Sumner Draper (1858 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopedale Village Cemetery
Hopedale
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 08, 2000
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William Franklin Draper
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William Franklin Draper
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William Franklin Draper
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 9, 2016

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 Added: Jul. 24, 2015

- Crystal Lane
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
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