William Haile (Mississippi)

William Haile (1797 - March 7, 1837) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.

William Haile
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 's at-large district
In office
July 10, 1826 – September 12, 1828
Preceded byChristopher Rankin
Succeeded byThomas Hinds
Personal details
DiedMarch 7, 1837
Political partyJacksonian democracy

Born in 1797, Haile moved to Mississippi and settled in Woodville, Wilkinson County. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1826.

Haile was elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Christopher Rankin. He was reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress and served from July 10, 1826, to September 12, 1828, when he resigned. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1828 to the Twenty-first Congress. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1832. He died near Woodville, Mississippi, March 7, 1837.


  • United States Congress. "William Haile (id: H000022)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Christopher Rankin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi's at-large congressional district

July 10, 1826 – September 12, 1828
Succeeded by
Thomas Hinds