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 William Wall

William Wall

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Apr 1872 (aged 72)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 46, Lot 9802
Memorial ID 3933 · View Source
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US Congressman. He moved to New York City in 1821 after serving as a rope apprentice in Philadelphia. He set up shop in Williamsburg and built a successful rope business. Later, he served as Superintendent of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Mayor of Williamsburg, founder of the Williamsburg Savings Bank and Congressman for New York City during the Civil War. He was elected as a Republican to represent New York's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863.

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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wall (20 Mar 1800–20 Apr 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3933, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .