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Royal Hurlburt Weller

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Royal Hurlburt Weller (2 July 1881 – 1 March 1929) was a United States Representative from New York.

Royal Hurlburt Weller
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1923 – March 1, 1929
Preceded byMartin C. Ansorge
Succeeded byJoseph A. Gavagan
Personal details
BornJuly 2, 1881
Manhattan, New York
Died1 March 1929(1929-03-01) (aged 47)
Manhattan, New York
Political partyDemocratic Party

Early life and educationEdit

Weller was born in New York City on 2 July 1881. He attended the public schools and the College of the City of New York and graduated from the New York Law School in 1901.


He was admitted to the bar in 1902 and commenced practice in New York City; assistant district attorney of New York County from 1911 to 1917, when he resigned to reenter the practice of law; counsel for the Alien Property Custodian in 1918 and 1919; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, and Seventieth Congresses and served from 4 March 1923, until his death; had been reelected to the Seventy-first Congress; He died in New York City, interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

The Library of Congress has cataloged a bill with which Weller was connected: A bill to establish a national conservatory of music for the education of pupils in music in all its branches. [Washington: Govt. Printing Office, 1927.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Royal Hurlburt Weller (id: W000277)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Martin C. Ansorge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

1923 - 1929
Succeeded by
Joseph A. Gavagan