Oliver C. Wiley

Oliver Cicero Wiley (January 30, 1851 – October 18, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama, brother of Ariosto Appling Wiley.

Oliver C. Wiley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd district
In office
November 3, 1908 – March 3, 1909
Preceded byAriosto A. Wiley
Succeeded byS. Hubert Dent Jr.
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Oliver Cicero Wiley

(1851-01-30)January 30, 1851
Troy, Alabama
DiedOctober 18, 1917(1917-10-18) (aged 66)
Troy, Alabama
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Troy, Alabama, Wiley attended the common schools. He served as member of the town council for five years. He served as chairman of the Democratic executive committee of Pike County in 1884–1886. He served as member of the Democratic State executive committee in 1888. He was president of the Alabama Midland Railway during its construction, from 1887 to 1892. He served as president of the board of directors of the State normal college at Troy, Alabama. He served as director of the Farmers & Merchants' National Bank at Troy. He served as vice president and general manager of the Standard Chemical & Oil Co. at Troy.

Wiley was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his brother, Ariosto Appling Wiley, and served from November 3, 1908, to March 3, 1909. He died in Troy, Alabama, October 18, 1917. He was interred in Oakwood Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Oliver C. Wiley (id: W000469)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ariosto A. Wiley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 2nd congressional district

November 3, 1908 – March 3, 1909
Succeeded by
S. Hubert Dent Jr.