Wheeler, William Almon (06/30/1819-06/04/1887)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Attorney; Congressman, Vice President of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Vice President of the United States

Subject

  • Wheeler, William Almon
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: United States Capitol; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Vice President (Democrat)

State

New York

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/04/1877-03/1881

Topic

  • Politicians
  • Democrat
  • Lawyers
  • Regents
  • New York
  • Democrat--Regents

Place

New York

Form/Genre

Biographies

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