Ernest Greenwood

Ernest Greenwood

Birth
Barnsley, Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Death 15 Jun 1955 (aged 70)
Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Pine, lot 81, grave #4
Memorial ID 7185378 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the Evening Technical Institute College, and was employed with engineering firms in England, (1905-10). Immigrating to the United States in 1910, he worked for the General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, (1910-14), attended City College of New York and was a teacher in public schools of Schenectady, (1914-17). During World War I, he was a member of committee on Census and Inventory of Military Resource. After the war, he was supervisor of the Federal Board of Vocational Education, (1920-22), headmaster of the Dwight School for Boys and New York Preparatory School for Adults, (1922-46) and chairman of planning commission for the Board of Education, Bay Shore, New York, (1947-50). In 1951, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress, serving until 1953. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he lived in retirement until his death at age 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7185378
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Greenwood (25 Nov 1884–15 Jun 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7185378, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .