- William Connell (Pennsylvania)
William Connell (
September 10, 1827– March 21, 1909) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representativesfrom Pennsylvania.
Connell was born in
Sydney, Nova Scotiaand moved with his parents to Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in 1844. He worked in the coalmines, and in 1856 he was appointed superintendent of the mines of the Susquehanna & Wyoming Valley Railroad & Coal Company, with offices in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Upon the expiration of that company’s charter in 1870 he purchased its property and became one of the largest independent coal operators in the
Wyoming Valleyregion. He was one of the founders of the Third National Bank of Scranton in 1872, and in 1879 he was chosen its president. He was also identified with many other industries and commercial enterprises of Scranton. He was a delegate to the 1896 Republican National Convention, and a member of the Pennsylvania Republican committee.
Connell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, and Fifty-seventh Congresses. He successfully contested the election of George Howell to the Fifty-eighth Congress. The father of
Charles Robert Connell, Connell died in Scrantonin 1909.
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