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William Baylies

  • Birth 15 Sep 1776 Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 27 Sep 1865 Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 25843046

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1799 and commenced law practice in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He was a member of the State House of Representatives in 1808, 1809, 1812 and 1813. In 1813 he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, serving until 1817. After his term, he again served as a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and in the State Senate, until 1831. In 1833, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, serving until 1835. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed legal practice until his death. US Congressman Francis Baylies, was his brother.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 8 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25843046
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Baylies (15 Sep 1776–27 Sep 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25843046, citing Dighton Town Cemetery, Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .