William Fred Birch

William Fred Birch

Birth
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 25 Jan 1946 (aged 75)
Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Dover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6712424 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Coleman’s Business College, in 1887 and engaged in the manufacture of boilers and smokestacks. He was a member of the Dover Common Council New Jersey, for several years, Dover City Recorder, (1904-09) and a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1910-12). In 1918, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John H. Capstick, serving until 1919. After leaving Congress, he resumed his former manufacturing pursuits until 1941 and lived in retirement until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6712424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Fred Birch (30 Aug 1870–25 Jan 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6712424, citing Orchard Street Cemetery, Dover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .