HART, Joseph Johnson, (1859 - 1926)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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HART, Joseph Johnson, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., April 18, 1859; attended the schools of Nyack and was graduated from the Charlier Institute, New York City, in 1876; conducted and owned City and Country, a Democratic newspaper of Nyack, until 1883, when he moved to Pike County, Pa., where he engaged in the real estate, lumber, and insurance businesses; school director of Milford; conducted and owned the Milford Dispatch 1890-1900; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for renomination in 1896; resumed his newspaper interests in Milford; moved to New York City in 1900 and engaged in clerical work; deputy tax commissioner of the city of New York from 1907 until his death; died inAbout t Brooklyn, N.Y., July 13, 1926; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, N.Y.