Robert Williams (American politician)
|Robert Overton Williams|
|Congressman Robert Williams|
|Member of the United States House of Representatives|
|Ninth Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina|
|Preceded by||Benjamin Smith|
|Succeeded by||John Louis Taylor|
|Born||July 12, 1773
Caswell County, North Carolina
|Died||May 27, 1821
|Resting place||First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee|
Born in Caswell County, North Carolina, he received a liberal education, studied law, and was admitted to the bar.
Williams later served as adjutant general of North Carolina. Finding himself in ill health during the legislative session of 1820, he travelled to visit his brother, Col. John Williams, in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he died.
- "Officers of the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of North Carolina, the first 100 years". Raleigh, North Carolina, USA: Grand Lodge of North Carolina. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
- Williams, Lewis James, III; Joseph Lanier Williams, Rebecca Turner Williams, Lewis Lanier Williams (1997). Williams: 300 years of leadership in America : a history of the descendants of John Williams of Llangolen, Wales. Panther Creek Publishing. ISBN 0-9658376-0-2.
|United States House of Representatives|
|U.S. Representative (District 3) from North Carolina
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