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William Halsted Wiley

congressman

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.

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