William J. Lewis
Born in Augusta County, Virginia, Lewis attended the common schools. He served as member of the State house of delegates.
Lewis was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819). He died at "Mount Athos" plantation, near Lynchburg, Virginia, November 1, 1828. He was interred in a vault blasted out of a solid rock at the summit of "Mount Athos," Virginia.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- University of Virginia Press. The Virginia Landmarks Registers - Page 86 - Google Books Result: Mount Athos.
- United States Congress. "William J. Lewis (id: L000297)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 15th congressional district