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  • ID: I331873
  • Name: William Almon WHEELER
  • RELA: 7th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 JUN 1819 in Malone, Franklin Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1861 AND 3 MAR 1863
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1869 AND 3 MAR 1877
  • Event: Elected Vice President of the United States BET 4 MAR 1877 AND 4 MAR 1881
  • Death: 4 JUN 1887 in Malone, Franklin Co., NY
  • Title: Vice President
  • Event: Pic Vice President William Almon Wheeler
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  • Note:
    WHEELER, William Almon, a Representative from New York and a Vice President of the United States; born in Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., June 30, 1819; completed preparatory studies; attended the Franklin Academy at Malone and the University of Vermont at Burlington; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1845 and practiced in Malone, N.Y.; district attorney for Franklin County, N.Y., 1846-1849; member, State assembly 1850-1851; member, State senate 1858- 1860; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861- March 3, 1863); delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1867 and 1868; elected to the Forty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for reelection, having been nominated in 1876 as the Republican candidate for Vice President; elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with Rutherford Hayes in 1876; inaugurated in March 1877 and served until March 1881; retired from public life and active business pursuits because of ill health; died in Malone, N.Y., June 4, 1887; interment in Morningside Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Almon WHEELER b: 1 OCT 1789
    Mother: Eliza WOODWORTH b: 1794

    Marriage 1 Mary KING b: 22 AUG 1827
    • Married: 17 SEP 1845 in Malone, Franklin Co., NY

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