US Congressman, US Senator. He graduated from Yale College in 1885, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1888 and opened a legal practice in New London, Connecticut. He served as a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1899 and was chairman of the Republican State convention in 1904. In 1902, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress and to the next two succeeding Congresses. He resigned from his seat in Congress in 1925, when elected a United States Senator and served until death at age 60.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith