George Washington Williams

NAME: George Washington Williams

BORN: 1849

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS: born...Hamilton County

OCCUPATION: politician

DIED: 1891

FAST FACTS:

Williams was the first African-American to serve in the Ohio Legislature. He served during the 64th session of the General Assembly, from 1880 to 1881.

Williams served in the Union Army during the Civil War, enlisting at age fourteen.