William Bingham (Pittsburgh)

William Bingham (1808 September 15, 1873), served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1856 to 1857.

William Bingham
Portrait of William Bingham,
c. 1856–1857
21st Mayor of Pittsburgh
In office
Preceded byFerdinand E. Volz
Succeeded byHenry A. Weaver
Personal details
DiedSeptember 15, 1873 (aged 64/65)
Resting placeAllegheny Cemetery

William Bingham was born in 1808 and for most of his life was involved in the transportation business. The Bingham Brothers Company was a prosperous firm in the freight delivery industry. The Republican Party was formed in Pittsburgh during Bingham's administration.

Bingham died in 1873.

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Preceded by
Ferdinand E. Volz
Mayor of Pittsburgh
Succeeded by
Henry A. Weaver
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