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Isaac Bacharach

(1870 - 1956)


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BACHARACH, Isaac, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Philadelphia, Pa., January 5, 1870; moved to New Jersey in 1881 with his parents, who settled in Atlantic City; attended the public schools; entered the real-estate business and also became interested in the lumber business and in banking; member of the council of Atlantic City, N.J., 1905-1910; member of the State house of assembly in 1911; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-January 3, 1937); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; engaged in the real-estate and insurance business in Atlantic City, N.J., until his death there on September 5, 1956; interment in Mount Sinai Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.


Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress

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