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William HELMS


HELMS, William, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Sussex County, N.J, birth date unknown; served during the Revolutionary War as second lieutenant, first lieutenant, and captain, and was brevetted major on September 30, 1783; member of the State house of assembly, 1791 and 1792; elected as a Republican to the Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1811); moved to Hamilton County, Ohio; died in 1813.

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