William Edgar TUTTLE, Jr., Congress, NJ (1870-1923)


TUTTLE, William Edgar, Jr., a Representative from New Jersey; born in Horseheads, Chemung County, N.Y., December 10, 1870; was graduated from Horseheads High School and Elmira Free Academy in 1887 and attended Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., for two years; was engaged in the lumber business in Westfield, N.J.; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908 and 1916; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; resumed the lumber business; United States commissioner to the Panama Exposition in 1916; president of the State board of conservation and development in 1919; State commissioner of banking and insurance in 1921; died in Westfield, Union County, N.J., February 11, 1923; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, N.Y.

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