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William Howard Wheat

William Howard Wheat, American congressman.


  • Wheat, William Howard was born on February 19, 1879 in Kahoka, Missouri, United States. Son of Thomas James (Doctor of Divinity) and Sarah (Martin) W.

  • Education

    • Attended the public schools of Brookfield

      Chillicothe, Mo., and Chaddock College and Gem City Business College, Quincy, Illinois.


    • clerk in clothing stores in Quincy and Bloomington, Ill.; moved to Thomasboro, Ill., in 1900, becoming engaged as bookkeeper and later cashier of a bank; in 1909 moved to Rantoul, Ill., and served as vice president and president of banking institutions (Cashier Bank of Thomasboro (Illinois), 1900-1906. Cashier Vice-President First National Bank of Thomasboro, 1906-1920. President First National Bank of Rantoul since 1909.); also interested in agriculture; school treasurer of Rantoul, Ill., for a number of years; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Seventy-fifth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh, and Seventy-eighth Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Washington, D.C., January 16, 1944; interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Rantoul,


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively. All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Mason (Shriner), Elk. Club: Champaign (Illinois) County Country.


    • Married Mabel Williams, September 17, 1902. 1 son, James Howard.
    • spouse: Mabel Williams
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    Born February 19, 1879
    Died January 16, 1944
    (aged 64)


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