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  London, Meyer
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AffiliationSocialist  
 
NameMeyer London
Address308 E 18th Street
New York City, New York , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born December 29, 1871
DiedJune 06, 1926 (54 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedChronicler
Dec 29, 2020 06:55pm
Tags Russian - Judaism -
InfoLONDON, Meyer, a Representative from New York; born in Kalvaria, Russia, December 29, 1871; attended a primary school and also received private instruction, principally in languages; immigrated to the United States October 1, 1891, and settled in New York City; admitted to citizenship in the United States in 1896; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1896 and practiced in New York City; active in the Socialist and labor movements for more than thirty years; leader of the garment workers' strike in New York City in 1910

US House (S-NY) 1915-1919, 1921-1923; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918, 1922

Engaged in the practice of law until his death in New York City on June 6, 1926, as the result of an automobile accident; interment in "Writers' Lane," a plot in Mount Carmel Cemetery, New York City.

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  11/02/1920 NY District 12 Won 54.13% (+8.26%)
  11/05/1918 NY District 12 Lost 47.00% (-5.87%)
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US House Speaker - Apr 02, 1917 D James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark
US House Speaker - Dec 06, 1915 I No Preference
US President - SOC Convention - May 17, 1912 S Charles Edward Russell