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William Samuel BOOZE

(1862-1933)

BOOZE, William Samuel, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., January 9, 1862; attended the public schools; was graduated from Baltimore City College in 1879 and afterwards attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine; was graduated in medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, in 1882 and practiced his profession in Baltimore until 1896, when he was elected to Congress; unsuccessfully contested the election of Harry Welles Rusk to the Fifty-fourth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); was not a candidate for renomination in 1898; engaged in banking and in the brokerage business in Baltimore, Md., until 1915, when he again engaged in the practice of medicine; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1904 and 1908; died in Wilmington, Del., December 6, 1933, while en route to his home from a trip to South America; interment in Loudoun Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.

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

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