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date: 28 February 2020

Giles, William Branchlocked

(12 August 1762–04 December 1830)
  • F. Thornton Miller


Giles, William Branch (12 August 1762–04 December 1830), congressman, senator, and political writer, was born in Amelia County, Virginia, the son of William Giles and Ann Branch. He attended Hampden Sydney College, then the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), from which he graduated in 1781. He studied law under ...

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