William Gilliam

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William Gilliam
William Gilliam 1872.jpg
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Prince George County
In office
December 6, 1871 – December 1, 1875
Preceded byA. N. Fretz
Succeeded byMann Page
Personal details
William Gilliam

Prince George County, Virginia, U.S.
Died1893 (aged 51–52)
New York, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican

William Gilliam (1841 – January 23, 1893) was an American Republican politician who served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing Prince George County from 1871 to 1875. He was one of the first African-Americans to serve in Virginia's government.[1]


  1. ^ Report of the Virginia State Library, Volumes 13-15. Richmond: Virginia State Library. 1918. Retrieved February 8, 2015.

External links[edit]

  • William Gilliam at The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007