Archibald Ernest OLPP, Congress, NJ (1882-1949)


OLPP, Archibald Ernest, a Representative from New Jersey; born in South Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., May 12, 1882; attended the public schools; was graduated from the Moravian School, Bethlehem, Pa., in 1899, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., in 1903, and from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1908; instructor in chemistry at Lehigh University in 1903 and 1904; instructor in biological chemistry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Columbia University), New York City, in 1908 and 1909; began the practice of medicine in West Hoboken, N.J., in 1909; served as town physician 1912-1914; police surgeon and physician to public schools, Secaucus, N.J., 1916-1924; served as first lieutenant in the United States Medical Corps during the First World War; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; resumed his medical profession; died in Cliffside Park, N.J., July 26, 1949; interment in Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, N.J.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present