William Barrett Washburn

William Barrett Washburn

Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Oct 1887 (aged 67)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 3A
Memorial ID 7439967 · View Source
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US Congressman, 30th Massachusetts Governor, US Senator. Elected to represent Massachusetts' 9th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1863 to 1871. Served as Governor of Massachusetts from 1872 to 1874, when he resigned to fill the vacancy in the United States Senate caused by the death of Senator Charles Sumner. He finished out Senator Sumner's term, serving from 1874 to 1875.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Barrett Washburn (31 Jan 1820–5 Oct 1887), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7439967, citing Green River Cemetery, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .