Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862

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Dates:
Birth 1783-06-02
Death 1862-07-25

Biographical notes:

Lawyer and U.S. senator (1837-1843), of Hallowell and Augusta, Me.

From the description of Reuel Williams autograph letter signed to Samuel Fessenden, 1836. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234237718

U.S. Senator (1837-1843) from Hallowell, Me.; practiced law in Augusta and was member of Maine Legislature from 1812-1829 and again from 1832-1848; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate from March 4, 1837 to Feb. 15, 1843, during which time he served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Naval Affairs; also was manager of Kennebec and Portland Railroad for 12 years.

From the description of Reuel Williams letters, 1824-1834. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 703632469

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Subjects:

  • Lawyers--Correspondence
  • Debtor and creditor
  • Senators, U.S. Congress
  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Practice of law

Occupations:

  • Legislators--Maine
  • Lawyers--Maine--Augusta

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Augusta (Me.) (as recorded)
  • Maine--Augusta (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)
  • Maine--Augusta (as recorded)
  • Hallowell (Me.) (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)