William H. Douglas

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William H. Douglas
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Preceded byJacob Ruppert
Succeeded byJ. Van Vechten Olcott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
Preceded byWilliam A. Chanler
Succeeded byIra E. Rider
Personal details
Born(1853-12-05)December 5, 1853
New York City, New York
DiedJanuary 27, 1944(1944-01-27) (aged 90)
New York City, New York
Resting placeSleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, New York
Political partyRepublican
Alma materCity College of New York

William Harris Douglas (December 5, 1853 – January 27, 1944) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in New York City, Douglas attended private schools and the College of the 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 and was interred in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, New York.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William A. Chanler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th congressional district

1901–1903
Succeeded by
Ira E. Rider
Preceded by
Jacob Ruppert, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th congressional district

1903–1905
Succeeded by
J. Van Vechten Olcott