03/15/1856 - 01/17/1914

HINES, William Henry, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, March 15, 1856 in Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, NY; attended, Wyoming Seminary; miner; teacher; attorney-at-law (1881-1914); appointed, town clerk, Hanover Township (1876); elected, assessor, Hanover Township (1877); elected as a National Greenbacker to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1878; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1880); elected as a Democrat to the House in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1884); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1889-1892); not a candidate for reelection to the Senate (1892); elected, United States Congress (1893-1895); unsuccessful campaign for reelection, United States Congress (1894); president, Pocono Water Company; unsuccessful campaign, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Luzerne County (1911, 1913); died, January 17, 1914 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 2 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, William H. Hines went on to serve in congress

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