Christopher Harris Williams

Christopher Harris Williams

Birth
Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
Death 27 Nov 1857 (aged 58)
Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Old City Cemetery Section
Memorial ID 6910418 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the University of North Carolina, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1820 and proceeded to practice law in Lexington, Tennessee. In 1837, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1843 and reelected to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving (1849-53). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6910418
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Harris Williams (18 Dec 1798–27 Nov 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6910418, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .