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 Thomas Lanier Williams I

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Thomas Lanier Williams I

Birth
Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Dec 1856 (aged 70)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot John Patton Erwin Lot
Memorial ID 74070684 View Source
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Lawyer and jurist. A graduate of the University of NC. TN State Senator and TN Supreme Court Justice. Chancellor of TN 1836-1852. Was a private in the War of 1812. He was the twin of Lewis Williams, long-time US Congressman from NC. He is the namesake of Thomas Lanier Williams III, better known as the playwright Tennessee Williams, who was a 3x great-nephew of TLW I.



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