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William Wirt

Born: Nov 8, 1772

Death: Feb 18, 1834

Birthplace: Bladensburg

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: Germany

William Wirt

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1772
Date of Death : Feb 18, 1834
Birth Place : Bladensburg

William Wirt was an American author and statesman who is credited with turning the position of United States Attorney General into one of influence. Wirt County, West Virginia, is named in his honor.


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