William H. Wilson

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This article is about the Pennsylvania politician. For the Oregon politician, see William H. Willson.
For other people named William Wilson, see William Wilson (disambiguation).

William Henry Wilson (December 6, 1877 – August 11, 1937) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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William H. Wilson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the law department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1898. He served as assistant city solicitor from 1900 to 1909. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1913 to 1915. He served as director of public safety in Philadelphia from 1916 to 1920.

He was elected as a Republican in 1934 to the 74th United States Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936.

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Preceded by
James M. Beck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district

1935 - 1937
Succeeded by
James P. McGranery