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  Aldrich, Richard S.
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NameRichard S. Aldrich
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Providence, Rhode Island , United States
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Born February 29, 1884
DiedDecember 25, 1941 (57 years)
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InfoRichard Steere Aldrich (February 29, 1884 - December 25, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, son of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich.

Born in Washington, D.C., Aldrich attended the public schools in Providence, Rhode Island. He was graduated from Hope Street High School at Providence in 1902, from Yale University in 1906, and from the law department of Harvard University in 1909. He was admitted to the bar in 1911 and commenced the practice of law in New York City. He returned to Providence, Rhode Island, in 1913 and continued the practice of his profession. He served as member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives 1914-1916. He served in the State senate 1916-1918.

Aldrich was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1932. He resumed legal pursuits in Providence, Rhode Island, until his death there on December 25, 1941. He was interred in Swan Point Cemetery.


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Son Richard S. Aldrich 1923-1997
Father Nelson W. Aldrich 1841-1915
Sister Abby Aldrich Rockefeller 1874-1948
Nephew John D. Rockefeller, III 1906-1978
Nephew Nelson A. Rockefeller 1908-1979
Nephew Laurance Spelman Rockefeller 1910-2004
Nephew Winthrop Rockefeller 1912-1973
Brother Winthrop W. Aldrich 1885-1974

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  11/04/1930 RI District 02 Won 54.69% (+9.39%)
  11/06/1928 RI District 02 Won 55.61% (+11.21%)
  11/02/1926 RI District 02 Won 61.79% (+23.59%)
  11/04/1924 RI District 02 Won 63.89% (+27.78%)
  11/07/1922 RI District 02 Won 52.57% (+5.14%)
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