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 William Appleton

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Birth
North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
15 Feb 1862 (aged 75)
Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot
Woodbine Path, Lot 469
Memorial ID
7499814 View Source

US Congressman and philanthropist; a founder of Episcopal City Mission. He was a successful trader, ship owner, and banker merchant, in Boston, when he entered politics in 1850. In 1851, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. He was again elected as a Constitutional Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress in 1861, but resigned due to failing health and died shortly after at age 75.

US Congressman and philanthropist; a founder of Episcopal City Mission. He was a successful trader, ship owner, and banker merchant, in Boston, when he entered politics in 1850. In 1851, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. He was again elected as a Constitutional Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress in 1861, but resigned due to failing health and died shortly after at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 May 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7499814
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7499814/william-appleton: accessed ), memorial page for William Appleton (16 Nov 1786–15 Feb 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7499814, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.