William Walter Phelps (August 24, 1839 – June 17, 1894), the son of John Jay Phelps, a successful New York City merchant and financier, was born in Dundaff, Pennsylvania. During his successful banking career in Manhattan, he settled in Teaneck, New Jersey, across the Hudson River. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives and served as United States Ambassador to Germany and Austria-Hungary.
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