Florian LAMPERT, Congress, WI (1863-1930)

LAMPERT Florian , a Representative from Wisconsin; born in West Bend, Washington County, Wis., July 8, 1863; attended the public schools; moved with his widowed mother to Oshkosh, Winnebago County, in 1875; engaged in the retail shoe business; city comptroller of Oshkosh from April 1893 to December 1896, when he resigned to take the position of sheriff of Winnebago County; sheriff in 1897 and 1898; resumed mercantile pursuits; commissioner of Oshkosh from May 1914 to November 1918, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James H. Davidson, and on the same day was elected to the Sixty-sixth Congress; reelected to the Sixty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from November 5, 1918, until his death in Chicago Heights, Ill., July 18, 1930; chairman, Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives (Sixty-sixth Congress), Committee on Patents (Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses); interment in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.

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

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