William Warner (Missouri)

William Warner ( born June 11, 1840 in Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, † October 4, 1916 in Kansas City, Missouri ) was an American politician ( Republican), who represented the state of Missouri in both chambers of Congress.

After completing his studies in law at the Lawrence University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor William Warner was admitted to the bar in 1861 and commenced practice in Kansas City. The following year he joined as a volunteer in an infantry regiment from Wisconsin who fought in the Civil War for the Northern States. At the end of the war he was discharged with the rank of Major of the Army.

1867 Warner trial lawyer of Kansas City; four years later he took over as the successor of Elijah M. McGee the office of mayor of the city, which he held until 1872. He served from March 4, 1885 as a deputy in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he remained until March 3, 1889 His next political mandate. In 1892, he ran unsuccessfully as governor of Missouri.

After he had repeatedly acts 1882-1905 as a prosecutor for the Western District Court of Missouri, William Warner moved into the United States Senate on March 18, 1905. After one term he no longer went to 1910 and thus retired on March 3, 1911 from the Senate.