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Williams, William

Born: 1731 AD
Died: 1811 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1731 – Born on March 29th in Lebanon, Connecticut.

1751 – He completed preparatory studies and graduated from Harvard College.

1753 – He engaged in mercantile pursuits and became a  town clerk of Lebanon.

1755 – He was a member of a military expedition to Lake George.

1757-1784 – He was a member of the State house of representatives.

         – He served as a speaker.

         – Member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a member of the council of safety during the Revolution.

         – The judge of the county court of Windham and judge of probate for the Windham district.

         – He became an assistant councilor and served as assistant and as councilor for twenty-four years.

1787 – He was a member of the Connecticut ratification convention.

1811 – He died in Lebanon, Connecticut on August 2nd. His remains were buried in the Trumbull Tomb, East Cemetery.