William Segar Archer


William Segar Archer Famous memorial

Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Mar 1855 (aged 66)
Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia, USA
Burial Amelia County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6643997 View Source

US Congressman, US Senator. Elected to represent Virginia in the United States House of Representatives to fil the vacacny caused by the resignation of Congressman James Pleasants, He served from 1820 to 1835, having represented two different Districts (17th District from 1820 to 1821, then the 3rd District from 1821 to 1835). In 1834 he ran for reelection, but was defeated by Congressman Nathaniel H. Clairborne. In 18410 he was elected as a Senator from Virginai to the United States Senate, serving from 1841 to 1847.

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  • Originally Created by: TM
  • Added: 28 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6643997
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Segar Archer (5 Mar 1789–28 Mar 1855), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6643997, citing Archer (Red Lodge) Cemetery, Amelia County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .