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 William Boyd Allison

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William Boyd Allison

  • Birth 2 Mar 1829 Perry, Lake County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 14 Aug 1908 Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 7878870

US Congressman, US Senator. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Iowa State Militia during the Civil War, and assisted Governor Samuel J. Kirkland in raising regiments for the Union Army. He was elected as a Republican to represent Iowa's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1863 to 1871. He was later elected as a Republican Senator from Iowa to the United States Senate, serving in that office from 1873 until his death in 1908.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 19 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7878870
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Boyd Allison (2 Mar 1829–14 Aug 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7878870, citing Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .