William Addison Duncan
William A. Duncan
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 19th district
March 4, 1883 – November 14, 1884
|Preceded by||Frank Eckels Beltzhoover|
|Succeeded by||John Augustus Swope|
|Born||February 2, 1836|
|Died||November 14, 1884 (aged 48)|
William A. Duncan was born in Cashtown, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, and graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1857. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Duncan was elected district attorney in 1862 and 1868. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress and served until his death in Gettysburg. He had been reelected to the Forty-ninth Congress. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "William Addison Duncan (id: D000538)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Frank E. Beltzhoover
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district
John A. Swope