Hon. William Addams

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Hon. William Addams

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 30, 1858 (81)
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Sinking Spring Cemetery, Sinking Spring, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Isaac Addams and Maria Barbara Addams
Husband of Eva Addams and Catherine Huey Addams
Father of Catherine Addams; Josiah Addams; Amelia Addams; Rebecca Addams; Richard Addams and 3 others
Brother of Isaac Addams; Brig. Gen. John Addams; Samuel Addams; Peter Addams and Abraham Addams

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About Hon. William Addams

William Addams (April 11, 1777 – May 30, 1858) was a Pennsylvania State Representative and United States Congressman. He was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1777.

He moved to Berks County, Pennsylvania near Reading, and served as auditor there in 1813 and 1814. He then served on the Berks County commission from 1814 through 1817. In 1822, he was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving in that body through 1824. In 1825, he won election to the United States Congress as a Democrat, where he served through 1829. Upon leaving the Congress, he served on the commission for the Deaf and Blind Institution for the states of New York and Ohio. He also served as an associate judge of Berks County from 1839 through 1842, and as a captain in the Reading City Troop. Outside of government, he worked pursuing farm interests. He died in Spring Township, Pennsylvania, in 1858, and is buried in St. John's Church Cemetery, in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Addams


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Hon. William Addams's Timeline

1777
April 11, 1777
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
1804
1804
Age 26
1858
May 30, 1858
Age 81
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
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