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John Williams CAUSEY

(1841-1908)

CAUSEY, John Williams, a Representative from Delaware; born in Milford, Kent County, Del., September 19, 1841; attended a private school and Albany Academy, New York, and was graduated from the Pennsylvania Agricultural College; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State senate 1875-1877; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1884; appointed internal-revenue collector for Delaware by President Cleveland in 1885 and served until 1887; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); was not a candidate for renomination in 1894; resumed agricultural pursuits; president of an insurance company; died in Milford, Del., October 1, 1908; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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

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