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Frank Crowther

Born: Jul 10, 1870

Death: Jul 20, 1955

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Frank Crowther

Date of Birth : Jul 10, 1870
Date of Death : Jul 20, 1955

Frank Crowther was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Liverpool, England, he immigrated to the United States in 1872 with his parents, who settled in Canton, Massachusetts. He attended the public schools, graduated from the Lowell School of Design in 1888 and was a designer of fabrics, carpets, and rugs for seven years. He graduated from the Harvard Dental School in 1898 and commenced practice in Boston; in 1901 he moved to Perth Amboy, New Jersey and continued the practice of dentistry. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1904 and 1905 and a member of the Middlesex County Board of Taxation from 1906 to 1909. In 1912, Crowther moved to Schenectady, New York and continued the practice of his profession until elected to Congress; he was president of the common council of Schenectady in 1917 and 1918, and elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1919 to January 3, 1943. During the Seventy-first Congress he was chairman of the Committee on Memorials.


  • Politician
  • Dentist
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