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Hannibal Lafayette GODWIN

GODWIN, Hannibal Lafayette, a Representative from North Carolina; born on a farm near Dunn, Harrett County, N.C., November 3, 1873; attended the common schools and Trinity College (now Duke Uni…

Edwin Godwin READE

READE, Edwin Godwin, a Representative from North Carolina; born on a farm in Person County, N.C., November 13, 1812; completed preparatory studies; engaged in agricultural pursuits; studied law…

Peter Godwin VAN WINKLE

Senate Years of Service: 1863-1867; 1867-1869Party: Unconditional Unionist; RepublicanVAN WINKLE, Peter Godwin, (granduncle of Marshall Van Winkle), a Senator from West Virginia; born in New Yo…

William WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, William, a Representative from New York; born in Bolton, Conn., September 6, 1815; received a common-school education; clerk in a bank in Windham, Conn.; moved to Sandusky, Ohio, in 1…

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams was a local doctor in New Jersey throughout his life while also becoming a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Williams was considered a groundbreaker: he wrote poems about the eve…

WILLIAMS, William

WILLIAMS, William, a Delegate from Connecticut; born in Lebanon, Conn., March 29, 1731; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Harvard College in 1751; studied theology for a year; eng…

William William VAN WYCK

VAN WYCK, William William, a Representative from New York; born near Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 9, 1777; attended the public schools and Fishkill Academy; engaged in agricultural p…

William Brewster WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, William Brewster, a Representative from Michigan; born in Pittsford, Monroe County, N.Y., July 28, 1826; attended the common schools and received an academic education; was graduated …