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 William Josiah MacDonald

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William Josiah MacDonald

Birth
Potosi, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 29 Mar 1946 (aged 72)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section: MAPLEWOOD, Lot: 63 S.12', Space: 10, unmarked
Memorial ID 7173372 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the University of Minnesota, the Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C., was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law at Calumet, Michigan in 1895. In Michigan, he was prosecuting attorney for Keweenaw County (1898-1904), and prosecuting attorney for Houghton County (1906-12). In 1913, he successfully contested as a Progressive the election of H. Olin Young and was awarded the seat to the Sixty-third Congress, serving until 1915. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he related to Illinois and practiced law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 10 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7173372
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7173372/william-josiah-macdonald : accessed ), memorial page for William Josiah MacDonald (17 Nov 1873–29 Mar 1946), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7173372, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .