William Kelly (senator)

William Kelly
United States Senator
from Alabama
In office
December 12, 1822  March 3, 1825
Preceded by John W. Walker
Succeeded by Henry H. Chambers
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born (1786-09-22)September 22, 1786
South Carolina
Died August 24, 1834(1834-08-24) (aged 47)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political party Democratic-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

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

Political life

After serving as a U.S. Senator until 1825, he became a member of Alabama state house of representatives.[1]

Late life

On August 24, 1834, Kelly died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Burial location unknown.[1]

United States Senate
Preceded by
John Williams Walker
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Alabama
Served alongside: William R. King
Succeeded by
Henry H. Chambers


  1. 1 2 "Index to Politicians: Kelly, U to Z -- Kelly, William (1786-1834) Entry". Political Graveyards.com. Lawrence (Larry) Kestenbaum. Retrieved 2009-03-24.

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