James Wray Williams

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James Wray Williams (October 8, 1792 – December 2, 1842) was a U.S. Representative from Maryland.

Born in that State, Williams completed preparatory studies. He served as member of the Maryland House of Delegates, and was speaker in 1830.

Williams was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1841, until his death on Prieshford farm, Deer Creek, Maryland, December 2, 1842. He was interred in the family cemetery on Prieshford farm.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Sterrett Ridgely
Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
Succeeded by
Charles Sterrett Ridgely
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Tolley Hood Worthington
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles S. Sewall

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.