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WILLIS, Francis

1745–1829

Biography

WILLIS, Francis, a Representative from Georgia; born in Frederick County, Va., January 5, 1745; received a liberal education; served as captain and colonel in the Revolutionary War in 1777 and 1778; moved to Wilkes County, Ga., in 1784; elected to the Second Congress (March 4, 1791-March 3, 1793); moved to Maury County, Tenn.; died January 25, 1829.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New York, NY
Papers: August 24, 1800. 1 letter. Finding aid in repository.

Georgia Department of Archives and History

Atlanta, GA
Papers: In File II Names. File is primarily incoming correspondence to the Governor of Georgia. Finding aid in repository.
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