|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 6th district
March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829
|Preceded by||Daniel Udree, Henry Wilson|
|Succeeded by||Henry A. P. Muhlenberg, Joseph Fry, Jr.|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Born||April 11, 1777|
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
|Died||May 30, 1858(aged 81)|
William Addams (April 11, 1777 – May 30, 1858) was a Pennsylvania State Representative and United States Congressman.
Life and career
Addams was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1777.
In 1822, he was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving in that body through 1824.
Congress and later career
Upon leaving the Congress, he served on the commission for the Deaf and Blind Institution for the states of New York and Ohio. He also served as an associate judge of Berks County from 1839 through 1842, and as a captain in the Reading City Troop. Outside of government, he worked pursuing farm interests.
- Who Was Who in America: Historical Volume, 1607–1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1963.
- William Addams at Find a Grave
- United States Congress. "William Addams (id: A000053)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district
1825–1826 alongside: Henry Wilson
1826–1827 alongside: Jacob Krebs
1827–1829 alongside: Joseph Fry, Jr.
Henry A. P. Muhlenberg
Joseph Fry, Jr.