Frank Wheeler Mondell

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Frank Wheeler Mondell
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byJohn E. Osborne
Succeeded byCharles E. Winter
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byHenry A. Coffeen
Succeeded byJohn E. Osborne
House Majority Leader
In office
1919–1923
Preceded byClaude Kitchin
Succeeded byNicholas Longworth
Personal details
Born(1860-11-06)November 6, 1860
St. Louis, Missouri
DiedAugust 6, 1939(1939-08-06) (aged 78)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyRepublican

Frank Wheeler Mondell (November 6, 1860 – August 6, 1939) was a United States Representative of Wyoming.

Biography[edit]

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was educated in the public schools. For many years he was engaged in farming, stock-raising, and railroad construction. He lived in Wyoming from 1887 onward, was mayor of Newcastle, Wyoming from 1888 to 1895, and served in Congress from 1895 to 1897 and once again from 1899 to 1923. He was majority leader in the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses on the floor of the House and took a prominent part in framing the legislation passed by that body. He took an active part in all the Republican conventions from 1902 to 1924 when he was a chairman at the 1924 Republican National Convention. He died in 1939 in Washington, D.C.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Frank Wheeler Mondell (id: M000852)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Works by or about Frank Wheeler Mondell at Internet Archive
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry A. Coffeen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
Succeeded by
John E. Osborne
Preceded by
John E. Osborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1923
Succeeded by
Charles E. Winter
Political offices
Preceded by
Claude Kitchin
North Carolina
House Majority Leader
1919–1923
Succeeded by
Nicholas Longworth
Ohio