Louis Woodard EMERSON, Congress, NY (1857-1924)


EMERSON, Louis Woodard, a Representative from New York; born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., July 25, 1857; attended the district school and was graduated from Warrensburg Academy; engaged in the lumber, banking, and manufacturing business; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1888, 1892, and 1896; member of the State senate 1890-1893; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1903); resumed former business activities in Warrensburg, N.Y., and died there June 10, 1924; interment in the City Cemetery.

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