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Lemuel Ely Quigg
Birth: Feb. 12, 1863
Chestertown
Kent County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1919
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

US Congressman. He moved to New York City in 1880 and engaged in journalism. He was the active editor of the Flushing Times (1883-84), member of the editorial staff of the New York Tribune, (1884-94) and editor in chief of the New York Press. In 1894, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John R. Fellows, then reelected to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1899. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1903 and practiced law until his death age 56. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Flushing Cemetery
Flushing
Queens County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 28, 2005
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Lemuel Ely Quigg
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Lemuel Ely Quigg
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