William Van Pelt

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William Van Pelt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1965
Preceded by Frank Bateman Keefe
Succeeded by John Abner Race
Personal details
Born (1914-03-10)March 10, 1914
Glenbeulah, Wisconsin
Died June 2, 1996(1996-06-02) (aged 91)
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

William Kaiser Van Pelt (March 10, 1905 – June 2, 1996) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin.

Born in Glenbeulah, Wisconsin, his family moved to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin when he was a youth. Pelt was elected to serve Wisconsin's 6th District in the 82nd United States Congress and was reelected to the six succeeding congresses as well serving from January 3, 1951 till January 3, 1965. He lost his reelection bid to the 89th Congress losing out to John A. Race.

Van Pelt owned City Fuel Company and was involved in the Republican Party. After his time in Congress Pelt once again resided in Fond Du Lac until his death on June 2, 1996.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frank Bateman Keefe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th congressional district

January 3, 1951 - January 3, 1965
Succeeded by
John Abner Race