Jared Williams (Virginia)

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Jared Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Preceded by William S. Archer
Succeeded by Alfred H. Powell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1823
Preceded by Henry S. Tucker
Succeeded by William S. Archer
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
1812–1817
Personal details
Born March 4, 1766
Montgomery County, Maryland
Died January 2, 1831(1831-01-02) (aged 64)
Newton, Virginia
Political party Democratic-Republican
Profession planter

Jared Williams (March 4, 1766 – January 2, 1831) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Biography[edit]

Born in Montgomery County, Maryland, Williams pursued classical studies. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1812 to 1817.

Williams was elected to the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Congresses (March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1825). He died near Newton, Virginia, January 2, 1831.

Electoral history[edit]

  • 1819; Williams was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives with 68.32% of the vote, defeating fellow Democratic-Republican John Smith.
  • 1821; Williams was re-elected with 63.33% of the vote, defeating fellow Democratic-Republican William Steinbergen.

Sources[edit]

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

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry S. Tucker
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1819–1823
Succeeded by
William S. Archer
Preceded by
William S. Archer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th congressional district

1823–1825
Succeeded by
Alfred H. Powell