Charles Grandison Williams was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin. Born in Royalton, New York, Williams pursued an academic course and studied law in Rochester, New York. He moved to Wisconsin in 1856 and settled in Janesville. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Janesville. He served in the Wisconsin State Senate 1869-1872. Twice chosen president pro tempore of that body. Williams was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses. He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district. He served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs during the Forty-seventh Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Watertown, South Dakota, March 30, 1892. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Wisconsin. He married Mary M. Noggle, daughter of a Janesville judge and one of the founding fathers of Janesville. They had a daughter, Kate Anna Williams and a son, Ward David Williams.
October 18th, 1829 in Royalton / Died: 2013
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