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William W. SNOW

(1812-1886)

SNOW, William W., a Representative from New York; born in Heath, Franklin County, Mass., April 27, 1812; attended the public schools; learned the trade of wool-carder and cloth dresser; moved to Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y., in 1831; engaged in the wool-carding business in 1841 and the following year entered the tin and hardware business; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State assembly in 1844; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); again a member of the State assembly in 1870; served as supervisor of the town of Oneonta in 1873 and 1874; served as State excise commissioner in 1877; member of the village board of trustees; engaged in banking; died in Oneonta, N.Y., September 3, 1886; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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

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