Royal Hurlburt Weller

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Royal Hurlburt Weller
Royal Hurlburt Weller.jpg
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
Professionlawyer

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

Early life and education[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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 also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • 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