William W. Warren
|William W. Warren|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 8th district
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
|Preceded by||John M. S. Williams|
|Succeeded by||William Claflin|
February 27, 1834|
Brighton, Boston, Massachusetts
May 2, 1880 (aged 46)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
In 1865 he was appointed assessor of internal revenue for the seventh district of Massachusetts, responsible to ensure payment of taxes levied to support the Union Army during the American Civil War. Warren also served on Brighton's school board and as its town clerk. He advocated for Brighton to be annexed to Boston, which occurred in 1874.
In 1874 Warren was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress, losing to William Claflin.
After leaving Congress Warren resumed practicing law Boston.
Warren died in Boston on May 2, 1880. He was interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Boston.
- United States Congress. "William W. Warren (id: W000168)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- William Wirt Warren in Memoirs of the Judiciary and the Bar of New England for the Nineteenth Century. Volume III. 1901. Page 529. Conrad Reno, author.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
John M. S. Williams
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 8th congressional district