William RADFORD, Congress, NY (1814-1870)


RADFORD, William, a Representative from New York; born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 24, 1814; received a limited schooling; moved to New York City in 1829 and engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1867); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1866 to the Fortieth Congress; resumed his former business pursuits; died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., January 18, 1870; interment in the Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, N.J.

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