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Albert Berger Rossdale

(1878 - 1968)


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ROSSDALE, Albert Berger, a Representative from New York; born in New York City October 23, 1878; attended the public schools; clerk in the New York post office 1900-1910; president of the New York Federation of Post Office Clerks in 1906 and 1907 and vice president of the national organization in 1908 and 1909; engaged in the wholesale jewelry business in 1910; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress and for election in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1922 and 1924; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924; again engaged in the wholesale jewelry business; moved to Sandy Hook, Conn., in 1939 and to Bronxville, N.Y., in 1946; died in Eastchester, Westchester County, N.Y., April 17, 1968; interment in Maimonides Cemetery, Elmont, N.Y.


Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress

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