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Lucius Nathan Littauer

(1859 - 1944)

LITTAUER, Lucius Nathan, a Representative from New York; born in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., January 20, 1859; moved with his parents to New York City in 1865; attended the Charlier Institute, New York City; was graduated from Harvard University in 1878; engaged in the manufacture of gloves in Gloversville; officer and director of many commercial and financial institutions; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1907); was not a candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; delegate to all Republican State conventions from 1897 to 1912; resumed the glove-manufacturing business; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1900, 1904, 1908, and 1928; regent of the University of the State of New York 1912-1914; retired in 1927 and devoted his energies to education, medical research, and philanthropic work; died at his country home near New Rochelle, N.Y., on March 2, 1944; interment in the Jewish Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Sources: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress