Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Wilson, John Haden

Wilson, John Haden, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Nashville, Tenn., August 20, 1867; moved with his parents to Harmony, Butler County, Pa., the same year; attended the public schools; was graduated from Harmony (Pa.) Collegiate Institute, Zelienople (Pa.) Academy, and from Grove City (Pa.) College; studied law and was admitted to the bar in Butler, Pa., in 1893; taught school; commenced the practice of law in Butler in 1896; member of the Pennsylvania National Guard for three years and served during the Homestead riots; was solicitor for the city of Butler 1906-1934, except while a Member of Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1916, 1932, 1936, and 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Representative-elect Edward E. Robbins and served from March 4, 1919, to March 3, 1921; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; served as judge of the several courts of Butler County, Pa., 1933-1943; died in Butler, Pa., on January 28, 1946; interment in North Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Wilson, John Haden," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2029 Original Sources, accessed October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRE3AFNN3QBNJHV.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Wilson, John Haden." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2029, Original Sources. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRE3AFNN3QBNJHV.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Wilson, John Haden' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2029. Original Sources, retrieved 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KRE3AFNN3QBNJHV.