John Joseph KINDRED, Congress, NY (1864-1937)


KINDRED, John Joseph, a Representative from New York; born near Courtland, Southampton County, Va., July 15, 1864; attended the local schools, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Va., and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; taught school in Virginia in 1886 and 1887; was graduated from the Hospital College of Medicine, Louisville, Ky., in 1889 and commenced the practice of his profession in New York City the same year; was graduated in mental diseases from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1892; established several mental hospitals in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey; was graduated in law in 1919 and admitted to the bar in 1926; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); was not a candidate for renomination in 1912; became interested in agricultural pursuits and in the construction of houses; elected to the Sixty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1929); was not a candidate for renomination in 1928; resumed his medical profession in New York City 1930-1937 and also served as professor of medical jurisprudence at John B. Stetson University, De Land, Fla., 1933 to 1937; died October 23, 1937, at Astoria, N.Y.; interment in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

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