Alfred William LAMB, Congress, MO (1824-1888)


LAMB, Alfred William, a Representative from Missouri; born in Stamford, Delaware County, N.Y., March 18, 1824; moved with his parents to Ralls County, Mo., in 1836; attended Doctor Ely’s school in Ely, Mo.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hannibal, Mo.; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1854; resumed the practice of law; died in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., April 29, 1888; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present