Loring Milton BLACK, Jr., Congress, NY (1886-1956)


BLACK, Loring Milton, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in New York City, May 17, 1886; attended the public schools and was graduated from Fordham University, New York City, in 1907; studied law at Columbia University, New York City; was admitted to the bar in 1909 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the State senate in 1911 and 1912; resumed the practice of his profession in New York City; again a member of the State senate in 1919 and 1920; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Claims (Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1934; resumed the practice of law in New York City and Washington, D.C.; died in Washington, D.C., May 21, 1956; interment in Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

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