Andrew Nicholas Petersen

Andrew Nicholas Petersen

Birth
Thisted, Thisted Kommune, Nordjylland, Denmark
Death 28 Sep 1953 (aged 83)
East Rockaway, Nassau County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 6945322 · View Source
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US Congressman. As a child, he immigrated to America with his parents in 1873 and settled in Boston, Massachusetts. He later moved to New York City, was successful in the manufacturing business and was president of the Brooklyn Foundry Company. In 1921, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress, serving until 1923. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his manufacturing pursuits in Brooklyn, New York, until his death at age 82.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6945322
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Nicholas Petersen (10 Mar 1870–28 Sep 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6945322, citing Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .