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Theodore A. Peyser

Theodore Albert Peyser (February 18, 1873 – August 8, 1937) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.


Peyser was born in Charleston, West Virginia on February 18, 1873. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1893 and worked as a traveling salesman until 1900 when he moved to New York City and entered the life insurance business. He was elected to Congress in 1932 and represented New York's 17th congressional district from March 4, 1933 until his death in New York City on August 8, 1937.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Theodore A. Peyser (id: P000281)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ruth Baker Pratt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 17th congressional district

Succeeded by
Bruce Fairchild Barton