Sherrod Williams

Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Death 24 Mar 1870 (aged 65–66)
San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 39415011 · View Source
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US Congressman. Having received a limited education, he learned the trade of brickmaker in Monticello, Kentucky, at about the age of 15. He later studied law and was admitted to the bar. After serving in the Kentucky House of Representatives, he was elected as a Whig to Congress in 1834. He served three terms, from 1835 to 1841, declining to run for reelection in 1840. He later moved to California. Originally buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery in San Francisco, he was moved to Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Colma when Laurel Hill was closed.

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