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Oscar Louis AUF DER HEIDE

(1874-1945)

AUF DER HEIDE, Oscar Louis, a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York City, December 8, 1874; attended the public schools; moved with his parents to West New York, Hudson County, N.J., in 1887; engaged in the real estate business; member of the town council 1899-1902; member and president of the board of education in 1903 and 1904; member of the State house of assembly 1908-1911; served on the board of assessors of West New York in 1912 and 1913; mayor of West New York 1914-1917; elected a member and subsequently a director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Hudson County and served from 1915 to 1924; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-ninth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925-January 3, 1935); was not a candidate for renomination in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; resumed the real estate and insurance business; died in West New York, N.J., March 29, 1945; interment in Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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