HULBERT, George Murray, (1881 - 1950)


HULBERT, George Murray, a Representative from New York; born in Rochester, N.Y., May 14, 1881; moved to Waterloo, N.Y., where he attended the public schools; was graduated from the New York Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1902 and practiced law in New York City; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, to January 1, 1918, when he resigned to become commissioner of docks and director of the port of New York City; elected president of the Board of Aldermen of New York City in November 1921 and served as acting mayor during the long illness of Mayor Hylan; president of the Boston, Cape Cod & New York Canal Co.; resumed the practice of law until June 1934, when he was appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as United States district judge of the southern district of New York, in which capacity he served until his death in Bayport, L. I., April 26, 1950; interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.