(1880 - 1947)
Isaac Siegel was a Jewish Congressman from New York State.
in New York City April 12, 1880, Siegel attended the public schools and pursued
a supplementary course of study in New York City. He graduated from
New York University Law School in 1901, was admitted to the bar May
26, 1902, and commenced practice in New York City.
Siegel was appointed special
deputy attorney general for the prosecution of election frauds in 1909
and 1910 and in 1915 he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He was also elected to the three succeeding congresses as well, serving from March 1915 to March 1923. Siegel served as chairman of the House Committee
on the Census during Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses.
During the First World War, Siegel was a
member of the overseas commission which visited France and Italy during
July and August 1918; delegate to the Republican National Conventions
in 1916, 1920, 1924, and 1936; resumed the practice of law; appointed
as a magistrate of New York City on July 4, 1939, and served until September
14, 1940, when he was appointed to the bench; justice of the domestic
relations court of New York City until his death in that city on June
29, 1947; interment in Field Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
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