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William Mutchler

William Mutchler was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Mutchler was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, where he served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior. He was again elected to the Forty-seventh, Forty-eighth, Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses, and served until his death in Easton.

Background

  • Mutchler, William was born on December 21, 1831 in Palmer Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Studied law.

    Career

    • He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice at Easton. He served as sheriff of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, from 1854 to 1860, and as prothonotary of Northampton County from 1861 to 1867. He was adjutant of the Thirty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers in 1863. He was appointed assessor of internal revenue in March 1867 and served until May 1869. He was chairman of the Democratic State committee of Pennsylvania in 1869 and 1870, and a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions from 1876 until his death.

      Mutchler was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, where he served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1876. He was again elected to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884. He was again elected to the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, and Fifty-third Congresses, and served until his death in Easton.

    Politics

    Democratic member

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    Connections

    • Son: Howard Mutchler - American - Congressman
      Howard Mutchler was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
    William Mutchler
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    Born December 21, 1831
    Died June 23, 1893
    (aged 61)
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    • 1854 - 1860
      sheriff, Northampton County
      Pennsylvania
    • 1861 - 1867
      prothonotary, Northampton County
      Pennsylvania
    • 1863 - 1863
      adjutant, Thirty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers
    • 1867 - 1869
      assessor of internal revenue, Northampton County
      Pennsylvania
    • 1869 - 1870
      chairman, Democratic State committee
      Pennsylvania
    • 1876 - 1893
      delegate, Democratic National Conventions
    • 1876 - 1893
      chairman, United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior
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