William T. Tyndall

William Thomas Tyndall ( born January 16, 1862 in Sparta, Christian County, Missouri, † November 26, 1928 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1907 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Tyndall attended the common schools and the Henderson Academy and the Sparta Academy. Between 1884 and 1895 he taught in Sparta as a teacher. After a subsequent law degree in 1893 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started to work there in his new profession. In the years 1891 to 1893 and again from 1897 to 1905, he served as postmaster in his hometown of Sparta. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1904 Tyndall was in the 14th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Willard Duncan Vandiver on March 4, 1905. Since he Democrat Joseph J. Russell was defeated in 1906, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1907. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer back in Sparta. In 1912 he moved his residence and his law firm to Bartlesville in Oklahoma, where he died on 26 November 1928.