William Andrew Wallace

William Andrew Wallace

Birth
Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 May 1896 (aged 68)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6860604 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He taught school, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1863-75) and a member of the commission to suggest amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania in 1874. in 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1881. After his term he resumed the practice of law and was president of the Beech Creek Railroad, until his death at age 68.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6860604
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Andrew Wallace (28 Nov 1827–22 May 1896), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6860604, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .