William H. F. Fiedler

William Henry Frederick Fiedler ( born August 25, 1847 in New York City; † January 1, 1919 in Newark, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1883 and 1885 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Even in his childhood William Fiedler came with his parents to Newark, where he attended the public schools. Later he worked as a Hatter and in the women's clothing industry. He also began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. In 1876 and 1878 he sat in the City Council of Newark; 1880 to 1882 he was mayor of that city. Between 1878 and 1879, and in 1882 belonged Fiedler the New Jersey General Assembly at.

In the congressional elections of 1882 he was in the sixth constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Phineas Jones on March 4, 1883. As he defeated Republican Herman Lehlbach in 1884, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1885. Between 1886 and 1889 William Fiedler served as postmaster in Newark. In addition, he practiced until 1905 from its previous activities. Then he went into the real estate business and the banking industry. He died on January 1, 1919 in Newark.