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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Office Position District Party
1879-1880 Representative Republican
 Counties   Forest


11/04/1841 - 03/03/1920

WHEELER, Nelson Platt, a Representative from Forest County; born, November 4, 1841 in Portville, Cattaraugus County, NY; attended, Olean Academy; proprietor, Wheeler & Dusenbury, lumber manufacturers; elected, commissioner, Forest County (1866-1869); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1879 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1881 term; engaged, Hickory Tanning Company; elected, United States Congress (1907-1911); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1910); director, Warren National Bank; director, Forest County National Bank; died, March 3, 1920 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; interred, Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California.

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, NELSON P. WHEELER went on to serve in congress