Alfred William Lamb

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Alfred William Lamb (March 18, 1824 – April 29, 1888) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Born in Stamford, New York, Lamb moved with his parents to Ralls County, Missouri in 1836. He attended Doctor Ely's school in Ely, Missouri. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Hannibal, Missouri.

Lamb was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1854 and resumed the practice of law.

He died in Hannibal, Missouri and was interred in Riverside Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Alfred William Lamb (id: L000032)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Alfred William Lamb at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Gilchrist Porter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Gilchrist Porter