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 William Wallace Irwin

William Wallace Irwin

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Sep 1856 (aged 52)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 19-16-8
Memorial ID 12760417 · View Source
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US Congressman, Pittsburgh Mayor. He served as Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1840 to 1841. He was elected as a Whig to represent Pennsylvania's 22nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. He chose not to run for re-election, and was appointed by President John Tyler as United States Chargé d'Affaires to Denmark, serving in that diplomatic post from 1843 to 1847. His wife, Sophia Arabella Bache Irwin, was a great-granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin.


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 21 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12760417
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wallace Irwin (16 Sep 1803–15 Sep 1856), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12760417, citing Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .