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Henry BRUCKNER

(1871-1942)

BRUCKNER, Henry, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, June 17, 1871; attended the common and high schools in New York; became engaged in the manufacture of mineral waters in 1892; member of the State assembly in 1901; commissioner of public works for the Borough of the Bronx, New York City, 1902-1905; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until December 31, 1917, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Railways and Canals (Sixty-fifth Congress); resumed his former business pursuits in New York City; also interested in banking; president of the Borough of the Bronx 1918-1933; died in New York City on April 14, 1942; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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

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