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 William Adam Piper

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William Adam Piper

Birth
Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Aug 1899 (aged 73)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7253967 View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, he served in Company A, 8th Missouri Light Artillery, US Army, during the Mexican War. After the war, he relocated to San Francisco, California in 1849 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving until 1877. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he continued his mercantile pursuits until his death at age 73 in San Francisco, California. He was originally buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco, California, and moved to Greenlawn Memorial Park in 1903.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7253967
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7253967/william-adam-piper : accessed ), memorial page for William Adam Piper (21 May 1826–5 Aug 1899), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7253967, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .