The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Vice-President
William A. Wheeler
William A. Wheeler served as U.S. Vice-President from 1877-81 under Pres. Hayes.
William Almon Wheeler was a Presbyterian.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wheeler.html#R9M0JH59W; viewed 29 November 2005):
Wheeler, William Almon (1819-1887) - also known as William A. Wheeler - of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., June 30, 1819. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1850-51; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1858-59; U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-63, 1869-77 (16th District 1861-63, 7th District 1869-71, 17th District 1871-73, 18th District 1873-75, 19th District 1875-77); delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; Vice President of the United States, 1877-81. Presbyterian. Died in Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., June 4, 1887. Interment at Morningside Cemetery, Malone, N.Y
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