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Henry Mayer Goldfogle (May 23, 1856 – June 1, 1929) was a United States Representative from New York.

Henry Mayer Goldfogle
Henry M. Goldfogle, United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1913
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Personal details
BornMay 23, 1856
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedJune 1, 1929 (aged 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

BiographyEdit

Born in New York City, he attended the public schools and Townsend College. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in New York City. He was a justice of the fifth district court in New York in 1887 and 1893 and was a judge of the municipal court of New York City from 1888 to 1900. He resumed the practice of law and was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1892 and 1896.

Goldfogle was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1901, to March 3, 1915. While in the House he was chairman of the Committee on Elections No. 3 (Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses and was then elected to the Sixty-sixth Congress, holding office from March 4, 1919, to March 3, 1921. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress and resumed the practice of law. In July 1921 he was appointed president of the New York City Board of Taxes and Assessments and served until his death in New York City in 1929. Interment was in Union Field Cemetery, Queens, New York City.

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ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Henry M. Goldfogle (id: G000260)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas J. Bradley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

1901–1913
Succeeded by
James H. O'Brien
Preceded by
Michael F. Conry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th congressional district

1913–1915
Succeeded by
Meyer London
Preceded by
Meyer London
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th congressional district

1919–1921
Succeeded by
Meyer London