William H. Haile

William H. Haile

William Henry Haile
35th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
Governor John Q. A. Brackett
William E. Russell
Preceded by John Q. A. Brackett
Succeeded by Roger Wolcott
Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts[1]
In office
Preceded by Lewis J. Powers
Succeeded by Edwin E. Ladd
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
For the First Hampden District[1]
In office
1882[1] – 1883[1]
Member of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives[1]
In office
1871[1] – 1871[1]
Member of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives[1]
In office
1865[1] – 1866[1]
Personal details
Born September 23, 1833[2]
Chesterfield, New Hampshire[2]
Died February 13, 1901 (aged 67)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Amelia L. Chapin[1]
Children William C. Haile; Alice Haile; Henry Chapin Haile[3]
Profession President of The Haile and Frost Manufacturing Company[1][2]

William Henry Haile (September 23, 1833-February 13, 1901) was an American businessman and politician who served as the Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts in 1881, and as the 35th Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1890 to 1893.


  • Early life 1
  • Illness and death 2
  • References 3
  • Notes 4

Early life

William Haile was born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire on September 23, 1833 to William and Sabrana (Walker) Haile.[1]

Illness and death

Haile died of kidney trouble at his home on Chestnut Street, in Springfield, Massachusetts on February 13, 1901. He had been ill for more than a year.[4]


  • Bacon, Edwin Monroe: Boston of To-Day: a Glance at its History and Characteristics. p. 248, (1892).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: a Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 26. 
  2. ^ a b c The Boston Press Club (1903), Men of Massachusetts: a Collection of Portraits of Representative Men in Business and Professional Life in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, Ma.: The Boston Press Club, p. 220. 
  3. ^ Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1892), Boston of To-Day: A Glance at Its History and Characteristics, Boston, Ma: Post Publishing Company, p. 248. 
  4. ^ The Hartford Courant (February 13, 1901), DEATH OF WILLIAM H. HAILE Former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, Hartford, Ct: The Hartford Courant, p. 1. 
Political offices
Preceded by
John Q. A. Brackett
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1890 – 1893
Succeeded by
Roger Wolcott
Preceded by
Lewis J. Powers
Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
1881 – 1881
Succeeded by
Edwin E. Ladd