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Hiram Wheeler (1809-1892) was a Chicago warehouse owner who served as president of the Chicago Board of Trade in 1855. His firm was Munger, Wheeler & Company, Inc.
In 1849, Wheeler moved to Chicago and purchased a warehouse on South Water Street, near Clark Street Bridge, and entered into the storage and forwarding business.
Both his sons, Charles W. Wheeler and G. Henry Wheeler, worked in the firm Munger, Wheeler & Company, Inc.
He was elected president of the Chicago Board of Trade in April of 1855 at their seventh annual meeting.
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