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Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 15, page(s) 34

WILLIAM HAWLEY

Was born at Reading, Conn., and was a graduate of Yale-College, in 1789. He acquired his professional education under Thaddeus Benedict, Esq.; was admitted to the bar in 1791; and soon after, commenced the practice of law at Greenwich, and subsequently at Reading; where he continued until 1798; when he removed to Woodbury, and there continued his practice until 1803; which he then relinquished for other pursuits, chiefly of a mercantile character. He was a member of the House of Representatives, in 1802 and 1805.

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