Kurt's Historic Sites

William Wirt

William Wirt

Interment LocationVisited 
Washington, D.C.2015 

Fast Facts

Born: November 8, 1772 in Bladensburg, Maryland

Spouses: Mildred Gilmer Wirt (m. 1795-1799); Elizabeth Washington Gamble Wirt (m. 1802-1834)

Primary Political Affiliation: Democratic-Republican Party

Served in Cabinet of: James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

Cabinet Position: Attorney General (1817-1829)

Died: February 18, 1834 in Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Erysipelas

Age: 61

Interment: Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Photographed September 15, 2023.
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