Thomas Williams (Alabama)

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Thomas Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1885
Preceded byRobert F. Ligon
Succeeded byThomas William Sadler
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Thomas Williams

(1825-08-11)August 11, 1825
Richmond, Virginia
DiedApril 13, 1903(1903-04-13) (aged 77)
Wetumpka, Alabama
Political partyDemocratic

Thomas Williams (August 11, 1825 – April 13, 1903) was a United States Representative from Alabama.

Williams was born near Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from the University of East Tennessee in Knoxville. He was admitted to the Alabama bar in 1852 and began practicing law in Wetumpka, Alabama.

Williams held various minor public offices over the years, such as justice of the peace and register of chancery. In 1872, he was appointed prison inspector. In 1878, he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1879, to March 3, 1885.

After leaving office, Williams returned to Wetumpka and took up farming until his death.


  • United States Congress. "Thomas Williams (id: W000537)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert F. Ligon
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas William Sadler