William H. Doolittle

William Doolittle Hall ( born November 6, 1848 Erie County, Pennsylvania, † February 26, 1914 in Tacoma, Washington ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1897 he represented the State of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1859 William Doolittle moved with his parents in the Portage County in Wisconsin. There he attended the public schools. Beginning of 1865, he was for some months a soldier in the Civil War coming to an end. In 1867 he continued his education in Pennsylvania. After studying law and its made ​​in 1871 admitted to the bar he began in 1872 in Tecumseh (Nebraska ) to work in his new profession.

Politically, Doolittle was a member of the Republican Party. Between 1874 and 1876 he was a delegate in the House of Representatives from Nebraska. After that, he was from 1876 to 1880 Deputy Attorney General of that State. In 1880 he moved to the Washington Territory. There he settled in Colfax, to practice as a lawyer. In 1888 he moved to Tacoma.

In the state- wide held congressional elections of 1892 Doolittle was for the then newly created second parliamentary seat of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took his seat on March 4, 1893. After a re-election in 1894 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1897 two legislative sessions. In the elections of 1896 he was defeated by Democrat J. Hamilton Lewis. In the following years until his death William Doolittle again worked as a lawyer. He was buried in Tacoma.