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Jared W. Williams

Jared Warner Williams
United States Senator
from New Hampshire
In office
November 29, 1853 – July 15, 1854
Preceded by Charles G. Atherton
Succeeded by John P. Hale
21st Governor of New Hampshire
In office
June 4, 1847 – June 3, 1849
Preceded by Anthony Colby
Succeeded by Samuel Dinsmoor, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's At-large district (Seat 3)
In office
March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841
Preceded by Franklin Pierce
Succeeded by John Randall Reding
Personal details
Born (1796-12-22)December 22, 1796
West Woodstock, Connecticut
Died September 29, 1864(1864-09-29) (aged 67)
Lancaster, New Hampshire
Political party Democratic
Profession Politician, Lawyer

Jaredd Warner Williams (December 22, 1796 – September 29, 1864) was an American lawyer and politician from Lancaster, New Hampshire, who served as a U.S. Representative, Governor of New Hampshire, and a United States Senator.


Jared W. Williams was born in West Woodstock, Connecticut on December 22, 1796. He graduated from Brown University in 1818, studied at the Litchfield Law School, and became an attorney in Lancaster, New Hampshire.

A Democrat, Williams served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1830 to 1831, the New Hampshire State Senate from 1832 to 1834, and the New Hampshire House again from 1835 to 1836.

In 1836 he won election to the U.S. House, and he served two terms, March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. In 1847 he was elected Governor, and he served two one-year terms, June 3, 1847 to June 7, 1849.

After leaving the governorship, Williams was appointed Coos County Judge of Probate, and he served until 1852. In 1853 he was appointed to the U.S.

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