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  • ID: I331042
  • Name: Lewis Kirby ROCKEFELLER
  • RELA: Spouse of 9th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 NOV 1875 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 2 NOV 1937 AND 3 JAN 1943
  • Death: 18 SEP 1948 in Canaan, Columbia Co., NY
  • Note:
    ROCKEFELLER, Lewis Kirby, a Representative from New York; born in Schenectady, N.Y., November 25, 1875; attended the public schools; was graduated from New York State College, Albany, N.Y., in 1898; principal of grammar school at North Germantown, N.Y.; employed in finance bureau of New York State Department of Public Instruction 1898-1904; chief accountant, municipal accounts bureau, in State comptroller's office, 1905-1915; deputy State tax commissioner 1915-1921; deputy State commissioner of taxation and finance 1921-1933; engaged in accounting and auditing business in 1933; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1936; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Philip A. Goodwin; reelected to the Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses and served from November 2, 1937, to January 3, 1943; was not a candidate for renomination in 1942; resumed activities as an accountant and tax consultant in Chatham, N.Y.; died in Canaan, N.Y., on September 18, 1948; interment in Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Marriage 1 Clara BAIN b: SEP 1877 in New York
    • Married: 1899
    1. Has No Children John J. ROCKEFELLER b: MAR 1900 in Chatham, Columbia Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth ROCKEFELLER b: ABT 1910
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