Seaton, William Winston (01/11/1785-06/16/1866)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Journalist
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Mayor of the District of Columbia. Permanent Committees: Elected to the Executive Committee as chairman on 09/08/1846; Committee on Buildings on 09/09/1846; Committee on the Annual Report to Congress 12/01/1846. Ad Hoc Committees: Committee to ascertain from Mr. Harmon his plan of re-executing architectural drawings and their cost on 02/09/1850; Committee to report on finance and investments on 06/01/1980. Elected treasurer on 07/03/1850.

Subject

  • Seaton, William Winston 1785-1866
  • Harmon, Mr
  • Board of Regents
  • District of Columbia. Mayor
  • United States Congress
  • Board of Regents Committee on Buildings
  • Board of Regents Ad hoc committees
  • Smithsonian Year
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Early History
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of the Treasurer

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Grand Lodge, Free and Associated Masons, District of Columbia; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Mayor

State

District of Columbia

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; The National Cyclopedia of American Biography. Volume 2. New York: James T. White & Co., 1891. Reprint. Volumes 1-50. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1967-1971.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 08/10/1846-06/1850

Topic

  • Design
  • Politicians
  • Architects
  • Architecture
  • Investments
  • Finance
  • Financial policies
  • Journalism
  • Board of Regents
  • Regents
  • Mayors
  • Board of Regents--Financial policies
  • Architectural design
  • Journalists

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Board of Regents
  • Biographies

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