DUNBAR, WILLIAM, a Representative from Louisiana;
born in Virginia in 1805;
completed preparatory studies;
moved to Alexandria, Va., and engaged in the practice of law in the early thirties;
moved to Louisiana in 1852;
appointed associate justice of the supreme court of Louisiana to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge Preston and served from September 1, 1852, to May 4, 1853;
elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855);
retired to his sugar plantation in the parish of St. Bernard and resided there until his death on March 18, 1861.