Stephen Arnold HOXWORTH, Congress, IL (1860-1930)


HOXWORTH, Stephen Arnold, a Representative from Illinois; born in Maquon Township, near Maquon, Knox County, Ill., May 1, 1860; attended the public schools; moved to Blue Springs, Gage County, Nebr., in 1880; engaged in banking and in the grain and implement business; member of the Nebraska State Militia; returned to Illinois in 1885 and engaged in agricultural pursuits near Rapatee, Knox County; served as supervisor of Maquon Township 1907-1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for renomination in 1914; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Rapatee, Ill., January 25, 1930; interment in Lyons Cemetery.

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