Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872

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Birth 1819-10-31
Death 1872-07-26

Biographical notes:

Alexander Williams Randall (1819-1872) was educated as a lawyer. He served as Republican governor of Wisconsin, 1857-1861, and was U.S. Postmaster-general, 1866-1869. He appears to have been executor of the will of Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, wife of William Wirt (1772-1834). Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, daughter of William and Elizabeth Wirt, married Admiral Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough who was a prominent figure in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.

From the description of Letters, 1842-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145409224

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Subjects:

  • Executors and administrators

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Places:

  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)