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William Ramsey (September 7, 1779 – September 29, 1831) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

William Ramsey born at Sterretts Gap, Pennsylvania. He was appointed surveyor for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in 1803, and served as clerk of the orphans’ court of Cumberland County. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Ramsey was elected to the Twentieth Congress; reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses and served until his death in Carlisle. Interment in Ashland Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Wilson
John Findlay
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

1827 - 1831
1827 - 1829 alongside:James Wilson
1829 - 1831 alongside: Thomas Hartley Crawford
Succeeded by
Thomas Hartley Crawford
Robert McCoy


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