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Williams, George Frederick, 1852-1932

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1852 - 1932

George Frederick William was born on July 10, 1852 in Dedham, Massachusetts, He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1872. After graduation he taught school in West Brewster, Massachusetts while studying law at Boston University. He was admitted to the bar in 1875 and practiced in Boston. Williams served as member of the Dedham School Committee before being elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1890. He was elected to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893) but lost a bid for reelection in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress. From 1913-1914, Williams served as minister to Greece and Montenegro under the Woddrow Wilson administration. He died on July 11, 1932.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George F. Williams correspondence

MS-246
 Collection
Identifier: MS-246
Overview George F. Williams (1852-1932), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1872. The collection contains correspondence between Williams and his family and friends while traveling in Germany and Great Britain.

La Astrea Mining Company record book

Codex 003328
 Collection
Identifier: 003328
Overview Records of the La Astrea Mining Company of Portland, Maine, includes Articles of Association, meeting minutes, blank stock certificate and other blank legal documents. Board members include Eben L. Freeman, Charles W. Drummond and E.M Hall of Portland, Maine. A copy of an offer for purchase of the company by Schuyler Lawrence is also included.