William Smith Warner

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William Smith Warner (February 1, 1817 – January 6, 1897) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Warner was born on February 1, 1817 in Hector, New York.[1] He settled in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1849. He died in Fond du Lac on January 6, 1897.[2]


Warner was a member of the Assembly during the 1878 session.[3] While a member, he was identified as an Independent Democrat. He was defeated for re-election as a Democratic candidate by John C. Petersen. Other positions Warner held include Postmaster, City Attorney and an alderman of Appleton, and justice of the peace.


  1. ^ The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin (17th ed.). Madison, Wis. 1878. p. 478. 
  2. ^ "Death of William S. Warner". The Weekly Wisconsin. January 9, 1897. p. 1. Retrieved January 9, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Lawrence S. Barish, ed. (2007). State of Wisconsin Blue Book 2007–2008. p. 184.