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History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century/4/William E. Fuller

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WILLIAM E. FULLER was born in Center County, Pennsylvania, March 30, 184fi. The family removed to Iowa in 1853, settling at West Union in Fayette County. William E. attended the Upper Iowa University and graduated from the Law Department of the State University in 1870. He then entered upon the practice of his profession at his home in West Union. In 1860 he received an appointment in the Indian Bureau of the Department of the Interior and spent two years in Washington. In 1876 he was a member of the Lower House of the Iowa Legislature. Mr. Fuller was elected on the Republican ticket Representative in Congress for the Fourth District in 1884 and in 1886 was reëlected, serving two terms. During this time he was a member of the Republican Congressional Committee. In 1901 Mr. Fuller was appointed by President McKinley Assistant Attorney-General of the United States, having charge of the Spanish war claims.