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William Henry Heald

  • Birth 27 Aug 1864 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 3 Jun 1939 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 66455489

US Congressman. An 1888 law graduate from George Washington University in Washington, DC, he began his career as a National Bank Examiner for the States of Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon for several years. He was admitted to the Delaware bar and opened a law practice in Wilmington, where from 1901 to 1905 he also served as Postmaster. Heald was elected as a Republican to represent Delaware in the Sixty-First and Sixty-Second Congresses and served from March 4, 1909 through March 3, 1913. He then returned to his law practice in Wilmington and engaged in banking. Heald was a member of the University of Delaware's board of trustees from 1915 to 1939, and served as president of the University from 1936 until his death.

Bio by: Russ Pickett


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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66455489
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Heald (27 Aug 1864–3 Jun 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66455489, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .