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 William Andrew Wallace

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William Andrew Wallace

  • Birth 28 Nov 1827 Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 May 1896 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 6860604

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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  • Added: 18 Oct 2002
  • 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 .