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Jared Williams (March 4, 1766 – January 2, 1831) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Jared Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Preceded byWilliam S. Archer
Succeeded byAlfred H. Powell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1823
Preceded byHenry S. Tucker
Succeeded byWilliam S. Archer
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
1812–1817
Personal details
BornMarch 4, 1766
Montgomery County, Maryland
DiedJanuary 2, 1831(1831-01-02) (aged 64)
Newton, Virginia
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Professionplanter

Born in Montgomery County, Maryland, Williams pursued classical studies. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1812 to 1817.

Williams was elected to the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Congresses (March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1825). He died near Newton, Virginia, January 2, 1831.

Electoral historyEdit

  • 1819; Williams was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives with 68.32% of the vote, defeating fellow Democratic-Republican John Smith.
  • 1821; Williams was re-elected with 63.33% of the vote, defeating fellow Democratic-Republican William Steinbergen.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Jared Williams (id: W000510)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry S. Tucker
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1819–1823
Succeeded by
William S. Archer
Preceded by
William S. Archer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 17th congressional district

1823–1825
Succeeded by
Alfred H. Powell