William Hayward Jr.

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William Hayward Jr. (1787 – October 19, 1836) was an American politician. Born at Shipshead, near Easton, Maryland, Hayward attended Easton Academy and graduated from Princeton College in 1808. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1809, and commenced practice in Easton. He served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1818–1820, and was elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress from the seventh congressional district of Maryland. He served one term from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825. Afterwards, he continued the practice of law in Easton until his death there. He is interred in the family burial ground on his estate, Shipshead.


  • United States Congress. "William Hayward Jr. (id: H000410)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Wright
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Leeds Kerr