William N. Baltz

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William Nicolas Baltz (February 5, 1860 – August 22, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Millstadt, St. Clair County, Illinois, Baltz attended the public schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits, milling, and banking. He served as member of the Millstadt Board of Education and served as president 1892-1917. He served as member of the St. Clair County Board of Supervisors 1897-1913, serving as presiding officer from 1908 to 1911. He served as member of the Democratic county central committee 1905-1913.

Baltz was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He served as mayor of Millstadt six years. He resumed agricultural and industrial pursuits at Millstadt, Illinois, until his death there August 22, 1943. He was interred in Mount Evergreen Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William A. Rodenberg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 22nd congressional district

Succeeded by
William A. Rodenberg