John McKeown Snow WILLIAMS, Congress, MA (1818-1886)


WILLIAMS, John McKeown Snow, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Richmond, Henrico County, Va., August 13, 1818; moved to Boston, Mass.; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits and was also a shipowner; member of the State house of representatives in 1856; served in the State senate in 1858; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; resumed his former business pursuits; died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., March 19, 1886; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery.

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