Robert William Bonynge

Robert William Bonynge

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 22 Sep 1939 (aged 76)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7643484 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the City College of New York, in 1882, from the law department of Columbia College, in 1885 and commenced to practice law in New York City. Moving to Denver, Colorado, in 1888, he continued the practice of law and was a member of the Colorado State House of Representatives, (1893-94). In 1904, he contested the election to the Fifty-eighth Congress of John F. Shafroth, who in an address before the House of Representatives conceded his defeat, was reelected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses, serving until 1909. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was member of the National Monetary Commission, (1908-12) and then returned to New York. There he was chief counsel of the New York State Industrial Commission, (1916-18) and was appointed United States agent before the Mixed Claims Commission serving various countries in Europe, (1923-27).

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