Martin Charles Ansorge

Martin Charles Ansorge

Birth
Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 4 Feb 1967 (aged 85)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7661762 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Columbia College, Manhattan, New York City, New York in 1903, from the Columbia Law School in 1906. Admitted to the New York State Bar Association, he commenced a practice in New York. He enlisted in the United States Army during World War I, serving in the Motor Transport Corps. He was elected as a Republican to represent New York's 21st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1921 to 1923. As a Congressman, he was influential in the passing of the first-ever anti-lynching legislation. After his term, he resumed the practice of law, represented the Ford Motor Company in a libel lawsuit in 1927 and was director of United Airlines from 1934 to 1961.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7661762
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Charles Ansorge (1 Jan 1882–4 Feb 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7661762, citing Temple Israel Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .