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William Collins

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Birth
Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Death
18 Jun 1878 (aged 60)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 8 Lot 147-0
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Lowville, New York. He was district attorney for Lewis County, (1845-47), when elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress, serving (1847-49). Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio and continued the practice of law in 1853. He also engaged in banking, plus served as a director of the Lake Shore Railroad and East Cleveland Railroad, until his death at age 60.
U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Lowville, New York. He was district attorney for Lewis County, (1845-47), when elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress, serving (1847-49). Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio and continued the practice of law in 1853. He also engaged in banking, plus served as a director of the Lake Shore Railroad and East Cleveland Railroad, until his death at age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Oct 13, 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6850605/william-collins: accessed ), memorial page for William Collins (22 Feb 1818–18 Jun 1878), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6850605, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.