William P. Angel
In 1848, he ran on the Barnburners/Free Soil ticket for Inspector of State Prisons, but was defeated by Whig Alexander H. Wells. In 1850, he ran again, this time on the Democratic and Anti-Rent tickets, and was elected, being in office from 1851 to 1853. On February 20, 1851, he married Laura Eliza Bigelow (1826–1872).
He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Cattaraugus Co., 1st D.) in 1865. Afterwards he removed to Morrisania, then in Westchester County, and practiced law there. In 1868 he formed a partnership with his brother James R. Angel (1836–1899) but died the next year.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 45 and 370; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough, Stephen C. Hutchins and Edgar Albert Werner (1867; pages 411, 501 and 507)
- Angel genealogy at Gen Forum
- History and Genealogy of the Pomeroy Family by Albert Alonzo Pomeroy (page 609)
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