FOULKROD, William Walker, (1846 - 1910)


FOULKROD, William Walker, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa., November 22, 1846; attended public and private schools in Philadelphia; engaged in the wholesale dry-goods business and the manufacture of hosiery; president of the Philadelphia Trades League; interested in plans for the improvement of the Delaware River and Channel; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until his death; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910; died in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa., November 13, 1910; interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.