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Robert Bradley HAWLEY

(1849-1921)

HAWLEY, Robert Bradley, a Representative from Texas; born in Memphis, Tenn., October 25, 1849; attended the public schools and the Christian Brothers’ College, Memphis, Tenn.; moved to Galveston, Tex., in 1875; was a merchant, importer, and manufacturer in the city of Galveston for twenty years; president of the Galveston Board of Education 1889-1893; temporary chairman of the Republican State convention at San Antonio September 4, 1890; delegate to several Republican National Conventions; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; organized and became president of the Cuban-American Sugar Co. in 1900; died in New York City November 28, 1921; interment in Lake View Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.

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

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