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William Gaston STEELE

(1820-1892)

STEELE, William Gaston, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., December 17, 1820; attended the public schools and Somerville Academy; engaged in banking; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1865); engaged in the brokerage business; died in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., April 22, 1892; interment in Somerville City Cemetery.

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