WILLIS, Francis, (1745 - 1829)


WILLIS, Francis, a Representative from Georgia; born in Frederick County, Va., January 5, 1745; received a liberal education; served as captain and colonel in the Revolutionary War in 1777 and 1778; moved to Wilkes County, Ga., in 1784; elected to the Second Congress (March 4, 1791-March 3, 1793); moved to Maury County, Tenn.; died January 25, 1829.