Frank Charles Wachter
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Maryland's 3rd district
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1907
|Preceded by||William Samuel Booze|
|Succeeded by||Harry Benjamin Wolf|
|Born||September 16, 1861|
|Died||July 1, 1910 (aged 48)|
Born in Baltimore, Maryland to German immigrants, Wachter attended private schools and St. Paul's Evangelical School at Baltimore. He learned the trade of cloth cutting and in 1892 engaged in the cloth-shrinking business. He served as a member of the jail board of Baltimore from 1896 to 1898, and was an unsuccessful candidate for police commissioner of Baltimore in 1898.
Wachter was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses, serving from March 4, 1899 to March 3, 1907. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1906, and resumed his former business pursuits in Baltimore. He served as a member of the board of managers of Maryland Penitentiary from 1909 until his death in Baltimore. He is interred in Loudon Park Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Frank Charles Wachter (id: W000001)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
William Samuel Booze
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 3rd congressional district
Harry Benjamin Wolf