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William Armstrong

  • Birth 23 Dec 1782 Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Death 10 May 1865 Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7610615

U.S. Congressman. Born in Lisburn, Ireland, he immigrated to the United States in 1792, with his parents and settled in Virginia. He studied law in Winchester, was a United States tax collector, (1818-19) and a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1822-23). In 1825, he was Twentieth Congresses and as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses, serving until 1833. After his term, he was a tavern owner until his death at age 82 in Romney, West Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7610615
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Armstrong (23 Dec 1782–10 May 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7610615, citing Indian Mound Cemetery, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .