William H. Wade

William Henry Wade ( * November 3, 1835 in Springfield, Ohio; † January 13, 1911 in Springfield, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1891 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Wade attended the public schools of his home as well as the Grove Academy and Antioch College in Yellow Springs. He then worked in agriculture. During the Civil War, Wade served in the army of the Union. In May 1866 he moved to Missouri, where he was engaged in agriculture. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. Between 1881 and 1884 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri.

In the congressional elections of 1884 was Wade in the 13th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrat Robert Fyan Washington on March 4, 1885. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1891 three legislative periods. Since 1889 he was chairman of the Committee on Labour Affairs ( Committee on Labor ). In 1890 he lost his predecessor Fyan. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Wade again worked in agriculture. He died on January 13, 1911 in Springfield.