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William Henry Hines (March 15, 1856 ‚Äď January 17, 1914) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

William Henry Hines was born in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Pennsylvania in 1865 with his parents, who settled in Hanover Township, near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools in Brooklyn and Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, in 1881. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1879, 1880, 1883, and 1884. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1888 to 1892.

Hines was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894. He resumed the practice of law in Wilkes-Barre and died there in 1914. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Shonk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

1893 - 1895
Succeeded by
John Leisenring


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