William Kelly (Alabama politician)

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William Kelly
United States Senator
from Alabama
In office
December 12, 1822 – March 3, 1825
Preceded byJohn W. Walker
Succeeded byHenry H. Chambers
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1786-09-22)September 22, 1786
South Carolina
DiedAugust 24, 1834(1834-08-24) (aged 47)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

William Kelly (September 22, 1786 – August 24, 1834) was an American politician, who served as the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the state of Alabama from December 12, 1822, to 1825. He was originally elected to fill the remainder of John Williams Walker's term, who resigned.

Early life[edit]

Kelly on September 22, 1786, was born in South Carolina.

Political life[edit]

After serving as a U.S. senator until 1825, he became a member of the Alabama House of Representatives.[1]

Late life[edit]

On August 24, 1834, Kelly died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "William Kelly (id: K000079)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. senator (Class 3) from Alabama
Served alongside: William R. King
Succeeded by


  1. ^ "Index to Politicians: Kelly, U to Z -- Kelly, William (1786-1834) Entry". Political Graveyards.com. Lawrence (Larry) Kestenbaum. Retrieved 2009-03-24.