REYBURN, William Stuart, (1882 - 1946)


REYBURN, William Stuart, (son of John Edgar Reyburn), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., December 17, 1882; attended the Hill School, Pottstown, Pa.; was graduated from Yale University in 1904 and from the law department of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in Washington, D.C.; member of President Taft’s party which visited the Philippines, Japan, and China in 1905; served in the State house of representatives from 1909 until May 25, 1911, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Joel Cook and served from May 23, 1911, to March 3, 1913; declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1912; resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C., and subsequently retired from active business pursuits; resided in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., and later moved to his estate “Black Hill,” Old Lyme, Conn.; died in New Haven, Conn., on July 25, 1946; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.