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William G. ANGEL

(1790-1858)

ANGEL, William G., a Representative from New York; born in New Shoreham, Block Island, R.I., July 17, 1790; moved with his parents to Litchfield, Otsego County, N.Y., in 1792; attended the common schools; began the study of medicine in 1807; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Burlington, N.Y., in 1817; elected as an Adams to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827); elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833); resumed the practice of law in Hammondsport, Steuben County, N.Y.; member of the State constitutional convention of 1846; was elected judge of Allegany County in 1847; died in Angelica, Allegany County, N.Y., on August 13, 1858; interment in Until the Day Dawn Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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