STRUBLE, Isaac S., (1843 - 1913)


``The U.S. House of Representatives - Portraits of Congressmen'' (detail), Harper's Weekly 1891, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

STRUBLE, Isaac S., a Representative from Iowa; born near Fredericksburg, Va., November 3, 1843; moved to Iowa with his parents, who settled in Johnson County; attended the common schools; during the Civil War enlisted at the age of seventeen and served three years as a private in Company F, Twenty-second Iowa Regiment, Volunteer Infantry; attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Ogle County, Ill.; settled in Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, in 1872; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1891); chairman, Committee on Territories (Fifty-first Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890; resumed the practice of law; died in Le Mars, Iowa, on February 17, 1913; interment in Le Mars Cemetery.