William Wilder

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William Henry Wilder
William Wilder Massachusetts Congressman circa 1912.png
William Wilder circa 1912 [1]
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts
In office
March 4, 1911 – September 11, 1913
Preceded byJohn Joseph Mitchell (4th)
John A. Thayer (3rd)
Succeeded bySamuel Winslow (4th)
Calvin Paige (3rd)
Constituency4th district (1911–13)
3rd district (1913)
Personal details
Born(1855-05-14)May 14, 1855
Belfast, Maine
DiedSeptember 11, 1913(1913-09-11) (aged 58)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyRepublican

William Henry Wilder (May 14, 1855 – September 11, 1913) was a representative from Massachusetts.

He was born in Belfast, Maine. He moved to Gardner, Massachusetts in 1866. He was president of the Wilder Industries. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1900, and was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1909. He studied the monetary systems in Europe in 1909 and wrote many articles and pamphlets on monetary questions.

He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, until his death in Washington, D.C. He is buried at Crystal Lake Cemetery in Gardner.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Who's who in State Politics, 1912, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1912, p. 29.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Joseph Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913
Succeeded by
Samuel E. Winslow
(district moved)
Preceded by
John A. Thayer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1913 – September 11, 1913
Succeeded by
Calvin D. Paige