William E. Haynes

William Elisha Haynes (* October 19, 1829 in Hoosick Falls, New York, † December 5, 1914 in Fremont, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1889 and 1893 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Haynes was a cousin of Congressman George William Palmer ( 1818-1916 ). In 1839 he moved with his parents to the town of Lower Sandusky in Ohio, now Fremont, where he attended the public schools. He then completed an apprenticeship in the printing trade, where he worked for two newspapers. In the years 1848 and 1849 he worked on a steamer in Lake Superior. Between 1850 and 1856 Haynes worked in Fremont in the trade; 1856 to 1860, he served as an auditor in Sandusky County. During the Civil War he served between 1861 to 1864 in various units in the army of the Union. He rose to lieutenant colonel. In the years 1866 and 1867 he was head of the tax authority in the ninth financial district of Ohio. At the same time he worked until 1873, again in the trade. Since 1873 until his death he worked in the banking industry. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. In the years 1880 and 1884, he participated as a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant.

In the congressional elections of 1888 Haynes was in the tenth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Jacob Romeis on March 4, 1889. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1893 two legislative sessions. In 1891 he represented there as a successor of Henry Lee Morey seventh district of his state. In 1892 he gave up another candidacy.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives William Haynes again worked in the banking industry. He died on December 5, 1914 in Fremont, where he was also buried.