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Wilson Darwin Gillette (July 1, 1880–August 7, 1951) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Wilson D. Gillette was born on a farm near Sheshequin, PA. He attended Susquehanna Collegiate Institute in Towanda, PA. He was engaged in agricultural pursuits, clerked in a general store and became a dealer of automobiles in 1913. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1930 to 1941.

Gillette was elected as a Republican to the 77th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Albert G. Rutherford, and was reelected to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from November 4, 1941, until his death in Towanda, Pennsylvania.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Albert G. Rutherford
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
Robert F. Rich
Preceded by
Daniel K. Hoch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph L. Carrigg


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