Henry Mayer GOLDFOGLE, Congress, NY (1856-1929)

GOLDFOGLE Henry Mayer , a Representative from New York; born in New York City May 23, 1856; attended the public schools and Townsend College; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in New York City; justice of the fifth district court in New York in 1887 and 1893; judge of the municipal court of New York City 1888-1900; resumed the practice of law; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1892 and 1896; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1915); chairman, Committee on Elections No. 3 (Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses; again elected to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; appointed president of the New York City Board of Taxes and Assessments in July 1921 and served until his death in New York City, June 1, 1929; interment in Union Hills Cemetery, Long Island, N.Y.

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

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