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David Williams (June 30, 1799 – December 15, 1869) was a Welsh Liberal Party politician who served for a short time as the Member of Parliament for the Merioneth constituency. Elected in 1868, he died in office the following year.[1]


The son of David and Margaret Williams, he was born at Saethon in the parish of Llanfihangel-Bachellaeth, Caernarfonshire.


He stood unsuccessfully as Liberal candidate for Merioneth in 1859 and 1865 before being elected in 1868. His eldest son Sir Osmond Williams also represented the seat from 1900 to 1910.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Robert Maurice Wynne
Member of Parliament for Merioneth
1868 – 1869
Succeeded by
Samuel Holland


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