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William A. Russell

  • Birth 22 Apr 1831 Wells River, Orange County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 10 Jan 1899 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 18944996

US Congressman. He was a successful paper manufacturer in New Hampshire when he moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts and continued in that business in 1852. In 1869, he was a member of the State House of Representatives and a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1868 and 1876. In 1879, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and the next two succeeding Congresses, serving until 1885. After leaving Congress, he resumed the manufacture of paper until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 15 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18944996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William A. Russell (22 Apr 1831–10 Jan 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18944996, citing Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .