MONTGOMERY, William, (1789 - 1844)

MONTGOMERY, William, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Guilford County, N.C., December 29, 1789; studied medicine and practiced his profession in Albrights, Orange County, N.C.; member of the state senate 1824-1827 and 1829-1834; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1841); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Twenty-fifth Congress); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1840; died in Albrights, N.C., November 27, 1844.