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William Halsted Wiley

William Halsted Wiley, American congressman. Decorated Order of Leopold, Belgium. Member 58th, 59th Congresses (1903-1907) and 61st Congress (1909-1911), 8th New Jersey District.; member Superior Jury, Brussels, commissioner for New Jersey, St. Louis Exposition, 1904.

Background

  • Wiley, William Halsted was born on July 10, 1842 in New York, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth B. Wiley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, College City of New York, 1861. C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 1866. Special student Columbia College School of Mines, 1868.

    Career

    • Entered 7th New York Vols., 1860. First lieutenant United States.V., 1862. Mustered out, 1864, as major United States.V. Publisher of scientific works, since 1876.

    Works

    • Author: Yosemite, Alaska and Yellowstone, 1888. New York correspondent Engineering, London.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 58th, 59th Congresses (1903-1907) and 61st Congress (1909-1911), 8th New Jersey District. Member Superior Jury, Brussels, commissioner for New Jersey, St. Louis Exposition, 1904.

    Connections

    • Married Joanna King Clarke, June 1, 1870.
    • father: John Wiley
    • mother: Elizabeth B. Wiley
    • spouse: Joanna King Clarke
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    Born July 10, 1842
    Died March 2, 1925
    (aged 82)
    Nationality

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