William H. Hinrichsen Edit Profile
Educated public schools and University of Illinois.
Worked on farm, in country store, in railroad office and finally engaged in newspaper work, becoming editor Jacksonville Courier and Quincy Herald. Held several county offices, including sheriff, 1871-1882. Clerk Illinois general assembly, 1891.
Secretary of state, Illinois, 1893-1897. Chairman Democratic State Committee, 1895-1897. Member Congress, 1897-1899.
Delegate-at-large, Democratic National Convention, 1896. Editor Illinois Democratic Press Bureau, and traveling manager National Democratic Ways and Means. Committee, 1900; now writing for Chicago Inter Ocean and several newspaper syndicates.
Address: Jacksonville, IIl.
Member Congress, 1897-1899.
Married Alexander, July 13, 1873, Louise Sparks.