Below are some of the documented positions he held.
1822, 1824 -Justice of the Peace, Jackson County
1827 - Representative, Jackson County to the Mississippi Legislature
1832 - Delegate, Jackson County to the Constitutional Convention of Mississippi
1841 - President Board of Police, Jackson County
1842 - Clerk of Court, Harrison County
Below are some good sources for further researching William Christopher Seaman’s public life.
Jackson County Courthouse archives, Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Harrison County Courthouse archives, Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi.
Cain, Cyril Edward. Four Centuries on the Pascagoula. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint, 1983. Print.
Cassibry, Nap L. Early Settlers and Land Grants at Biloxi. 5th ed. Vol. I, II. Biloxi, Miss.: Mississippi Coast Historical & Genealogical Society, 1986. Print.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Mississippi: Embracing an Authentic and Comprehensive Account of the Chief Events in the History of the State, and a Record of the Lives of Many of the Most Worthy and Illustrious Families and Individuals. Place of publication not identified: publisher not identified, 1962. Print.