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United States Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1887 to March 3, 1891 )





United States Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1891 to March 3, 1895 )





United States Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1897 )




United States Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1897 to March 3, 1899 )





United States Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1899 to June 16, 1900 )





United States Representative from Delaware
( November 6, 1900 to March 3, 1901 )
  • Born:September 20, 1854 - near Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
  • Parents:"John Henry Hoffecker" & _____
  • Married:Currently unknown
  • Children:Currently unknown

  • Attended the public schools in Smyrna and was graduated from Smyrna Seminary in 1872
  • In September 1873 entered Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.; studied civil engineering and followed that profession
  • President of the Philadelphia & Smyrna Transportation Co.
  • Engaged in the general insurance business in 1884; also engaged in the canning industry and in banking
  • Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father "John H. Hoffecker" and served from November 6, 1900, until March 3, 1901; was not a candidate for renomination in 1900
  • Resumed business activities in Smyrna, Delaware
  • Delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1908
  • Member of the Delaware State Highway Commission

  • Passed Away:Smyrna, Delaware - January 23, 1934 - Age 79
  • Interred:Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna, Delaware
  • Home:Currently unknown

  • "Click Here" for Walter O. Hoffecker's "Find A Grave" record.





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 3, 1903 - March 4, 1905 )





U.S. Representative from Delaware
( March 4, 1905 - March 4, 1909 )


          
    " Hiram Rodney Burton "

  • Born: November 13, 1841, in Lewes, Delaware
  • Parents:Joshua Shephard & Ruth Rodney Burton
  • Married:Margaret _____
  • Children:Mary - ( Dec. 9,1886 - Dec. 12, 1886 - "View Online Memorial )
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  • Attended the public schools and St. Peterís Academy at Lewes, Delaware
  • Taught for two years in the schools of Sussex County
  • Engaged in the dry goods business in Washington, D.C., 1862-1865
  • Graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1868 and practiced in Frankford, Delaware, from 1868 until 1872, when he moved back to Lewes, Delaware
  • Deputy Collector of customs for the port of Lewes 1877-1888
  • Acting assistant surgeon in the United States Marine Hospital Service 1890-1893, stationed at Lewes, Delaware
  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Delaware State Senate in 1898
  • Delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1896, 1900, and 1908
  • Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress
  • Resumed the practice of medicine in Lewes, Delaware
  • Director of the Lewes National Bank, Lewes, Delaware

  • Passed Away: Lewes, Delaware on June 17, 1927
  • Interment: St. Paulís Episcopal Churchyard, Georgetown, Delaware
  • Home:Currently unknown

  • "Click Here" for Hiram R. Burton's "Find A Grave" record.





U.S. Representative from Delaware - (1909 - 1913)





U.S. Representative from Delaware - (1913 - 1915)





U.S. Representative from Delaware - (1915 - 1917)
  • Born:June 26, 1886, in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Parents:"Governor Charles R. Miller" & Abigail Morgan (Woodruff) Miller
  • Married:Currently unknown
  • Children:Currently unknown

  • Attended the Hotchkiss School; was graduated from Yale University in 1908
  • Interested in mining in Nevada since early youth
  • Employed as a steel roller by the Bethlehem Steel Co., in 1908 and 1909
  • Secretary to Representative "William H. Heald" of Delaware 1910-1912, and during this period studied law in Washington, D.C.
  • Secretary of the State of Delaware 1913-1915
  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Sixty-Third Congress being defeated by "Franklin Brockson"
  • Elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress by defeating incumbant "Congressman Franklin Brockson" and served from March 4, 1915 to March 3, 1917; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress being defeated by "Alfred F. Polk"
  • During the First World War enlisted in July 1917 as a private in the Infantry of the United States Army; promoted to lieutenant colonel and served in France with the Seventy-ninth Division until discharged in September 1919
  • Awarded the Purple Heart
  • A founder and incorporator of the American Legion and vice chairman of the Paris caucus in March 1919
  • Alien Property Custodian 1921-1925
  • Member of the American Battle Monuments Commission 1923-1926
  • Founder Nevada State park system and chairman of the Nevada State Park Commission in 1935, 1936, 1953-1959, and 1967-1973
  • Staff field representative of the United States Veteransí Employment Service, 1945-1957

  • Passed Away:Reno, NV., on May 5, 1973
  • Cremated:ashes interred in Masonic Memorial Gardens.
  • Home:Currently unknown

  • "Click Here" for Thomas Woodnut Miller's "Find A Grave" record.





U.S. Representative from Delaware - (1917 - 1919)

      

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Last update: 4/4/2008