Willis James Hulings

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Willis J. Hulings
Willis James Hulings (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Preceded by Earl Hanley Beshlin
Succeeded by Harris Jacob Bixler
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Preceded by Peter Moore Speer
Succeeded by Samuel Henry Miller
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
In office
1906-1910
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1881-1887
Personal details
Born (1850-07-01)July 1, 1850
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Died August 8, 1924(1924-08-08) (aged 68)
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Political party Progressive
Republican

Willis James Hulings (July 1, 1850 – August 8, 1924) was a Progressive and a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Willis J. Hulings was born in Rimersburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the Kittanning Academy. He studied law and was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Arizona. He became a civil engineer and was engaged in mining and the petroleum business.

Hulings was elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives and served from 1881 to 1887. He was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard from 1876 to 1912, serving in the various grades from private to brigadier general. He served as a general in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1906 to 1910. He was elected as a Progressive to the Sixty-third Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914. He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress, and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920. He died in Oil City, Pennsylvania. Interment in Grove Hill Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter M. Speer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

1913 - 1915
Succeeded by
Samuel H. Miller
Preceded by
Earl H. Beshlin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

1919 - 1921
Succeeded by
Harris J. Bixler