Ralph Abernethy Gamble (May 6, 1885 – March 4, 1959) was a Republican politician who represented Westchester County, New York in the United States House of Representatives from 1937 to 1957. He was a member of the prominent Gamble family of South Dakota.
Ralph A. Gamble
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
November 2, 1937 – January 3, 1957
|Preceded by||Charles D. Millard|
|Succeeded by||Edwin B. Dooley|
|Constituency||25th district (1937–1945)|
28th district (1945–1953)
26th district (1953–1957)
|Member of the|
New York State Assembly
from the 2nd Westchester District
January 1, 1931 – November 1, 1937
|Preceded by||Herbert B. Shonk|
|Succeeded by||Theodore Hill, Jr.|
Ralph Abernathy Gamble
May 6, 1885
Yankton, Dakota Territory
|Died||March 4, 1959 (aged 73)|
Saint Michaels, Maryland
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
George Washington University Law School
Columbia Law School
Gamble was born on May 6, 1885, in Yankton, South Dakota. He graduated from Princeton University in 1909, from George Washington University Law School in 1911, and from Columbia Law School in 1912. He practiced first in New York City, and later in Larchmont. He was counsel for the town of Mamaroneck from 1918 to 1933, and for the town of Larchmont from 1926-1928.
He was elected to Congress in 1937 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles D. Millard and served from November 2, 1937, to January 3, 1957. He was chairman of the United States Congress Joint Committee on Housing during the 80th United States Congress.
He died on March 4, 1959, in Saint Michaels, Maryland.
- United States Congress. "Ralph A. Gamble (id: G000031)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.