William Barron Calhoun

William Barron Calhoun

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Nov 1865 (aged 69)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Willow Avenue West 1224
Memorial ID 7481801 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Yale College, in 1814, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1825-34). In 1835, he was elected as a Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and as a Whig to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1843. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, (1846-47), Secretary of State of Massachusetts, (1848-51), Massachusetts State bank commissioner, (1853-55), Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1859 and again a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1861-62).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7481801
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Barron Calhoun (29 Dec 1795–8 Nov 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7481801, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .