(b. 17 June 1863 in New York City, d. 18 October 1931 in Plainfield NJ). American Republican Party politician who became the Congressman representing the New Jersey 5th Congressional District (1919-1931). A collector since boyhood, he formed very comprehensive collections of United States Officials, Essays, Proofs, and the general issues, as well as advanced collections of British Guiana and Spain. A portion of his valuable United States collection was bequeathed to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in Washington DC, with the balance of his collections being sold at public auctions during 1950-1951 by Harmer, Rooke & Company, New York.

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