William Henry Coleman

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William Henry Coleman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 30th district
In office
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917
Preceded by M. Clyde Kelly
Succeeded by M. Clyde Kelly
Personal details
Born (1871-12-28)December 28, 1871
North Versailles Township, Pennsylvania
Died June 3, 1943(1943-06-03) (aged 71)
Political party Republican

William Henry Coleman (December 28, 1871 – June 3, 1943) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

William H. Coleman was born in North Versailles Township, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the law department of Columbian University (now George Washington University Law School). He served as mayor of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, from 1906 to 1909, and as clerk of courts for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, from 1909 to 1915. He became a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1912. He was admitted to the bar in 1913, and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Coleman was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916. He resumed the practice of his profession, and died in McKeesport in 1943. Interment in Richland Cemetery in Dravosburg, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
M. Clyde Kelly
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 30th congressional district

1915-1917
Succeeded by
M. Clyde Kelly