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John Sharp Williams

Born: 30-Jul-1854
Birthplace: Memphis, TN
Died: 27-Sep-1932
Location of death: Yazoo City, MS
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Family Cemetery, Yazoo City, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator, Representative from Mississippi

Father: Christopher Harris Williams (d. killed at Battle of Shiloh)
Mother: Annie Louise Sharp
Wife: Elizabeth Dial Webb ("Betty", m. 2-Oct-1877, four daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Mary Williams Holmes
Son: Robert Webb
Son: John Sharp, Jr.
Daughter: Julia Fulton
Daughter: Allison Ridley
Daughter: Sallie Shelby
Son: Christopher Harris

    High School: Kentucky Military Institute
    University: University of the South
    University: University of Virginia
    University: University of Heidelberg
    Law School: University of Virginia

    US Senator, Mississippi (4-Mar-1911 to 3-Mar-1923)
    US House Minority Leader (1903-08)
    US Congressman, Mississippi 8th (4-Mar-1903 to 3-Mar-1909)
    US Congressman, Mississippi 5th (4-Mar-1893 to 4-Mar-1903)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Mississippi Bar Association 1877
    Society of the Cincinnati

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