HUTCHINSON, Elijah Cubberley, (1855 - 1932)


Campaign button, 1914-1922, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HUTCHINSON, Elijah Cubberley, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Windsor, Mercer County, N.J., August 7, 1855; attended the public schools and Riders Business College, Trenton, N.J.; became a merchant miller in Hamilton Township; also interested in banking and in the manufacture of fertilizer; served as township clerk for three years; member of the State house of assembly in 1895 and 1896; served in the State senate 1899-1904 and was president of that body in 1903; State road commissioner 1905-1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; resided in Trenton, N.J., until his death there June 25, 1932; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.