APPLEBY, Theodore Frank, (1864 - 1924)


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APPLEBY, Theodore Frank, (father of Stewart Hoffman Appleby), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., October 10, 1864; moved with his parents to Asbury Park, N.J., in 1875; attended the public schools and Pennington (N.J.) Seminary; was graduated from Fort Edwards Collegiate Institute, Glens Falls, N.Y., in 1885; engaged in the real estate and insurance business; member of the Asbury Park Board of Education 1887-1897; member of the State board of education 1894-1902; delegate to the Republican National Convention at St. Louis in 1896; member of the city council 1899-1906; mayor of Asbury Park 1908-1912; member of the Monmouth County Board of Taxation 1917-1920; 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; had been elected to the Sixty-ninth Congress but died in Baltimore, Md., December 15, 1924, before the commencement of the congressional term; interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge, N.J.