HELMS, WILLIAM, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Sussex County, N.J, birth date unknown;
served during the Revolutionary War as second lieutenant, first lieutenant, and captain, and was
brevetted major on September 30, 1783; member of the State house of assembly, 1791 and 1792;
elected as a Republican to the Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1801-March
3, 1811); moved to Hamilton County, Ohio; died in 1813.