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Member From: 1661 - 1682
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- Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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- Additional Info: Son of William Presley, who represented Northumberland during the assembly of 1647-1648.
Brother of Peter Presley, who represented Northumberland in 1676-1677, 1684 and 1691.
William served during the long assembly of 1661-1676, but was returned to "Bacon's Assembly" in June 1676. After the restoration of Governor Berkeley, he was again a representative and is remembered for his saying that "he believed that the governor would have hanged half the country, if they had let him alone."
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