WARREN, William Wirt, (1834 - 1880)


WARREN, William Wirt, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Brighton (now a part of Boston), Mass., February 27, 1834; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Harvard University in 1856; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in 1857; assessor of internal revenue in the seventh Massachusetts district in 1865; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1868; member of the State senate in 1870; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; engaged in the practice of law until his death in Boston, Mass., May 2, 1880; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.