J. Wiley Edmands
John Wiley Edmands
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
|Preceded by||James H. Duncan|
|Succeeded by||William S. Damrell|
|Born||March 1, 1809|
|Died||January 31, 1877 (aged 67)|
|Political party||Whig, Republican|
Edmands was born in Boston on March 1, 1809. He completed preparatory studies, and graduated from English High School of Boston. He became interested in woolen mills in Dedham and the Pacific Mills Company in Lawrence.
Edmands was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1854, and returned to Pacific Mills and served as its treasurer. Edmands was a presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1868.
- United States Congress. "J. Wiley Edmands (id: E000050)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- J. Wiley Edmands at Find a Grave