William Burleigh

William Burleigh

Northwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 2 Jul 1827 (aged 41)
South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA
Burial South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 7670792 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended several different schools, taught school for several years, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1815 and commenced to practice in South Berwick, Maine. In 1823, he was elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth Congress, serving until his death at age 42. His son John Holmes Burleigh, was also a Congressman.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Burleigh (24 Oct 1785–2 Jul 1827), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7670792, citing Portland Street Cemetery, South Berwick, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .