WILLIAMS, Arthur Bruce, (1872 - 1925)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

WILLIAMS, Arthur Bruce, a Representative from Michigan; born in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, January 27, 1872; attended the common schools of Eaton County, and was graduated from Olivet College, in that county, in 1892; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice at Battle Creek, Mich.; interested in agricultural pursuits at his summer home, Gull Lake, Mich.; director of the Old National Bank, Battle Creek; vice president and general counsel of the Postum Cereal Co.; president of the Michigan Manufacturers’ Association; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John M.C. Smith; reelected to the Sixty-ninth Congress and served from June 19, 1923, until his death in Baltimore, Md., May 1, 1925; interment in Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich.