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William E. Wilson (Indiana politician)

William Edward Wilson (March 9, 1870 – September 29, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Mount Vernon, Indiana, Wilson attended the public schools and the Evansville Commercial College, with which he was associated as teacher, principal, and owner from 1888 to 1904. He retired from school work and engaged in the insurance business at Evansville, Indiana. Deputy auditor of Vanderburgh County, Indiana from 1910 to 1912. He served as clerk of the circuit court of Vanderburgh County 1912-1920. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress.

Wilson was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. He engaged in banking and was later employed by the Chrysler Corp.. He died in Evansville, Indiana, September 29, 1948. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.


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