William Harris Douglas Edit Profile
Educated New York City and boarding schools, Fort Washington and Ossining, New York, and one year at College City of New York.
He entered the exporting and importing trade. Douglas was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1905). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1904.
He resumed his former business pursuits. He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1908, 1912, and 1916. He died in New York City on January 27, 1944.
He was interred in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, New York.
Member 57th and 58th Congresses (1901-1905), 14th (now 15th) New York District. Member Chamber of Commerce, Produce Exchange (president, 1906-1907), Maritime Exchange, Merchants’ Exchange, S.R., Society Colonial Wars, Society Cincinnati. Clubs: Union League, Republican.
Married Juliette H. Thorne, April.