DUNCAN, William Addison, (1836 - 1884)


DUNCAN, William Addison, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Cashtown, Franklin Township, Adams County, Pa., February 2, 1836; attended the public schools; was graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, at Lancaster, in 1857; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Gettysburg, Pa.; elected district attorney in 1862 and 1868; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1883, until his death; had been reelected to the Forty-ninth Congress; died in Gettysburg, Pa., November 14, 1884; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.