|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 23rd district
March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841
|Preceded by||Samuel S. Harrison|
|Succeeded by||William Jack|
|Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
Stewartstown, County Tyrone, Kingdom of Ireland
|Died||April 12, 1851 (aged 63–64)|
Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.
William Beatty was born in Stewartstown, County Tyrone in the Kingdom of Ireland in 1787. He immigrated to the United States in 1807 and settled in Butler, Pennsylvania. He was a sergeant in Captain Thompson's company in the War of 1812. He served as sheriff of Butler County, Pennsylvania, from 1823 to 1826.
Beatty was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1840 to 1842. He appointed deputy sheriff of Butler County and died in Butler in 1851. Interment in the Old Butler Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "William Beatty (id: B000284)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard