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|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Alabama's 5th district
March 4, 1879 –March 3, 1885
|Preceded by||Robert F. Ligon|
|Succeeded by||Thomas William Sadler|
|Member of the Alabama House of Representatives|
August 11, 1825
|Died||April 13, 1903 77) (aged|
Thomas Williams (August 11, 1825 – April 13, 1903) was a United States Representative from Alabama.
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After leaving office, Williams returned to Wetumpka and took up farming until his death.
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Robert F. Ligon
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Thomas William Sadler
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