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Term: Williams, Charles Grandison 1829 - 1892

Definition: lawyer, politician, Congressman, b. Royalton, N.Y. He attended Genesee Wesleyan Seminary in Lima, N.Y., and studied law in Rochester. In 1856 he moved to Wisconsin, settling in Janesville, where he was admitted to the bar and set up a law practice. A Republican, Williams was state senator (1869-1872). In 1872 he was elected to Congress, was four times re-elected, and served from Mar., 1873, to Mar., 1883. Defeated for re-election in 1882, Williams moved to Watertown, S.D. (1883), where he was appointed register of the federal land office and practiced law until his death. Biog. Dir. Amer. Cong. (1928); J. R. Berryman, ed., Bench and Bar of Wis. (2 vols., Chicago, 1898); Milwaukee Sentinel, Mar. 31, 1892.

[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]

46 records found

1998 Wisconsin Assembly Sesquicentennial Marker (H
Bascom, John 1827 - 1911
Birge, Edward Asahel 1851 - 1950
Brentwood, Battle of
Camp Douglas (military installation).
Camp Williams (military installation)
Case, Jerome Increase 1819 - 1891
Castle Rock (Historic Marker Erected 1967)
Catlin, George 1796 - 1872
Catlin, John 1803 - 1874
Chadbourne, Paul Ansel 1823 - 1883
Chippewa County [origin of place name]
Civil War: 5th Infantry
Cochran, Joseph William 1842 - 1914
Coon, John Williams 1860 - 1934
Crelie, Joseph 1773 - 1866
Daggett, Samuel Slater 1812 - 1868
Keyes, Elisha Williams 1828 - 1910
La Follette, Robert Marion Sr. (1855-1925)(Histori
Lothian, Thomas A. 1928
Mayville, Dodge Co.
McMynn, John Gibson 1824 - 1900
Merriman, William Edward 1825 - 1892
Miner, Henry Austin 1829 - 1932
Nash, Charles Dennis 1819 - 1897
Niedecker, Lorine, 1903-1970
Olin, John Myers 1851 - 1924
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Peckham, Elizabeth ["Lila"] 1843 - 1871
Peckham, George Williams 1845 - 1914
Root, Eleazer 1802 - 1887
Unity [origin of place name]
Volk Field (military installation)
Wight, William Ward 1849 - 1931
Williams Bay [origin of place name]
Williams Bay, Village of, Walworth Co.
Williams Bay, Walworth Co.
Williams, Annette P. 1937
Williams, Charles Grandison 1829 - 1892
Williams, Eleazer 1788 - 1858
Williams, Mary 1949
Williamsburg (historical), Trempealeau Co.
Williamstown Township [origin of place name]
Williamstown Union Rifles (Civil War)
Williamstown, Town of, Dodge Co.
Wisconsin Military Reservation (Historic Marker Er

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