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Scott Wike
Scott Wike
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 12th district

March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893
George A. Anderson
John James McDannold
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 11th district

March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877
Robert M. Knapp
Robert M. Knapp
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives

1863-1867
Personal details
Born(1834-04-06)April 6, 1834
Meadville, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 15, 1901(1901-01-15) (aged 66)
Barry, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic

Scott Wike (April 6, 1834 - January 15, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Wike moved with his parents to Quincy, Illinois, in 1838 and to Pike County in 1844. He graduated from Lombard University, in Galesburg, in 1857. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1858. Wike graduated from Harvard Law School in 1859 and commenced practice the same year in Pittsfield, Illinois. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1863-1867.

Wike was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress.

Wike was elected to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1892. He was appointed an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury during the second administration of President Cleveland and served from July 1, 1893, to May 4, 1897. He resumed the practice of law in Pittsfield, Illinois. He died near Barry, Illinois, January 15, 1901.

References

  • United States Congress. "Scott Wike (id: W000451)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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