HARTLEY, Fred Allan, Jr., (1902 - 1969)


Photograph (detail), 1930, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HARTLEY, Fred Allan, Jr., a Representative from New Jersey; born in Harrison, Hudson County, N.J., February 22, 1902; attended the public schools, Rutgers Prep, and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.; library commissioner of Kearny, N.J., in 1923 and 1924; police and fire commissioner 1924-1928; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1929-January 3, 1949); chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Eightieth Congress); co-sponsor of the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947; was not a candidate for renomination in 1948; engaged as a business consultant; died in Linwood, N.J., May 11, 1969; interment in Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, N.J.


Bibliography

Hartley, Fred A. Our New National Labor Policy; the Taft-Hartley Act and the Next Steps. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1948.