Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I434812
  • Name: William Wallace CRAPO
  • RELA: 6th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 MAY 1830 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 2 NOV 1875 AND 3 MAR 1883
  • Death: 28 FEB 1926 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA
  • Event: Pic William Wallace Crapo
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  • Note:
    CRAPO, William Wallace, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Dartmouth, Mass., May 16, 1830; moved with his parents to New Bedford, Mass., in 1832; attended private and public schools of New Bedford, and was graduated from the local high school in 1845; attended Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and later the Friends' Academy at New Bedford; was graduated from the latter institution in 1848 and from Yale College in 1852; studied law at Harvard Law School for one year; was admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in New Bedford; city solicitor of New Bedford 1855-1867; member of the State house of representatives in 1857; elected to the Forty- fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Buffington; reelected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth, Forty-sixth, and Forty-seventh Congresses and served from November 2, 1875, to March 3, 1883; chairman, Committee on Banking and Currency (Forty-seventh Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1882; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in banking and in the manufacture of fine cotton goods; member of the Republican National Committee in 1884; appointed by Governor Wolcott in 1897 a member of the commission to revise street railway regulations; died in New Bedford, Mass., February 28, 1926; interment in the Rural Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Henry Howland CRAPO b: 24 MAY 1804 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
    Mother: Mary Ann SLOCUM b: 21 MAY 1805 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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