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Subject: United States congressional delegations from Massachusetts, Damrell, J. Wiley Edmands, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts, Joseph Walsh (Massachusetts)
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William S. Damrell

William Shapleigh Damrell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859
Preceded by J. Wiley Edmands
Succeeded by Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
Personal details
Born November 29, 1809
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Died May 17, 1860 (aged 50)
Dedham, Massachusetts
Political party Republican

William Shapleigh Damrell was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on November 29, 1809. He attended public schools, learned the art of printing and became the proprietor of a large printing establishment in Boston. He was elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859). Damrell suffered a paralytic stroke before the expiration of his term, and was not a candidate for renomination in 1858. He resumed business activities, and died in [[Dedham, Massachusetts|

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