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William Henry Stone

Born on 1828, died in 1901.
State: Missouri.
Party: Republican.
Member: Representative.

  • A Representative from Missouri.
  • Born in Shawangunk, N.Y., November 7, 1828.
  • Attended the common schools.
  • Moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1848 and engaged in the manufacture of iron.
  • Became president of the St. Louis Hot Pressed Nut & Bolt Company upon its organization in 1867.
  • Served in the Missouri State house of representatives.
  • Member of the St. Louis Board of Water Commissioners from July 5, 1871, to November 15, 1873, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress.
  • Elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1877).
  • Chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Forty-fourth Congress), Committee on Manufactures (Forty-fourth Congress).
  • Was not a candidate for renomination in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress.
  • Resumed business interests.
  • Died in Asbury Park, N.J., July 9, 1901.

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  • Article Name: Stone, William Henry
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  • Description: Representative. A Representative from Missouri. Born in Shawangunk, N.Y., November 7, 1828. Attended the common schools. [...]

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