William Henry Witte

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William Henry Witte (October 4, 1817 – November 24, 1876) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

William H. Witte was born in the Columbia section of Knowlton Township, New Jersey. He moved to Springtown, Pennsylvania. He moved to Philadelphia in 1840, and engaged in mercantile pursuits and the real estate business.

Witte was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress. He was engaged in newspaper work and resumed real estate interests. He died in Philadelphia in 1876. Interment in Durham Cemetery in Durham Township, Pennsylvania.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Robbins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
Jacob Broom