William Walker Foulkrod

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William F. Foulkrod
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From 1911's William W. Foulkrod, Late a Representative from Pennsylvania.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1907 – November 13, 1910
Preceded by Edward de Veaux Morrell
Succeeded by Michael Donohoe
Personal details
Born (1846-11-22)November 22, 1846
Frankford, Pennsylvania
Died November 13, 1910(1910-11-13) (aged 63)
Frankford, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican

William W. Foulkrod (November 22, 1846 – November 13, 1910) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

William Walker Foulkrod was born in Frankford, then a borough outside Philadelphia. He was engaged in the wholesale dry-goods business and the manufacture of hosiery. He was the first president of the Philadelphia Trades League, and interested in plans for the improvement of the Delaware River and Channel.

Foulkrod was elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses and served until his death in Frankford. He had been an unsuccessful candidate for reelection just a few days before. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward de Veaux Morrell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

1907–1910
Succeeded by
Michael Donohoe