U.S. Congressman. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he moved to New Jersey in 1881 and was in the lumber business and in banking. He was a member of the Atlantic City Council, (1905-10) and a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly in 1911. In 1915, he was a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until 1937. After leaving Congress, he was successful in the real-estate and insurance business, until his death at age 86 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith