William P. BOLTON, Congress, MD (1885-1964)
BOLTON, William P., a Representative from Maryland; born near Whiteford, Harford County, Md., July 2, 1885; attended the public schools and St. Francis Parochial School in Baltimore County, Md.; graduated from the Baltimore University Law School, Baltimore, Md., 1909; lawyer, private practice; trial magistrate, Towson, Md., 1941-1946; member of the Maryland state senate, 1946-1948; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-second Congress in 1950; director, Baltimore County Civil Defense, 1951; died on November 22, 1964, in Baltimore, Md.; interment in Mount Maria Cemetery, Towson, Md.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present