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William W. Welch

William Wickham Welch[1]
Member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
In office
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Preceded by Origen S. Seymour
Succeeded by William D. Bishop
Member of the Connecticut Senate from the 17th district[2]
In office
1851 –  [3]
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1848 – 1850[3]
In office
1869 –  [3]
In office
1881 –  [3]
Personal details
Born (1818-12-10)December 10, 1818[2]
Norfolk, Connecticut[2]
Died July 30, 1892(1892-07-30) (aged 73)[3]
Norfolk, Connecticut
Resting place Center Cemetery[1]
Political party American Party[3]
Spouse(s) Emeline Collins(m. November 7, 1845),[2] Emily Sedgwick (May 22, 1866)[2]
Alma mater Yale College (medicine, 1839)[3]
Occupation physician

William Wickham Welch (December 10, 1818 - July 30, 1892) was an American Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1855 to 1857.

Early life

Born in Norfolk, Connecticut, Welch studied medicine. He was the son of Dr. Benjamin Welch[2] and Elizabeth Loveland Welch.[3] He was graduated from the medical department of Yale College in 1839 and commenced practice in Norfolk.

Political career

He served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1848 to 1850. He served in the Connecticut Senate in 1851 and 1852.

Welch served as a member of the Thirty-fourth Congress from March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1857. After his term, he resumed the practice of his profession.

He was again a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1869 and 1881.

He died in Norfolk, Connecticut, July 30, 1892. He was interred in Center Cemetery.[1]

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References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Preceded by
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Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
1848–1850, 1869 and 1881
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Member of the Connecticut Senate
1851 – 1852
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Origen S. Seymour
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Succeeded by
William D. Bishop

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