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Ardolph L. Kline

Ardolph L. Kline, congressman, Spanish-American War veteran. member Board of Aldermen, 1904-1905, 1906-1907, 1912-1913 (v.chmn. 1912).

Background

  • Kline, Ardolph L. was born on February 21, 1858 in Sussex Company, New Jersey, United States. Son of Anthony and Margaret (Busby) Kline.

  • Education

    • Education public and private schools.

    Career

    • In employ W. C. Peet & Company, New York, 1877-1886. Member Board of Aldermen, 1904-1905, 1906-1907, 1912-1913 (v.chmn. 1912); reëlected 1914-1915, resigned January 5, 1914.

      Mayor of New York under charter provision, September 10-December 31, 1913, to fill vacancy caused by death of William J. Gaynor. Has acted as mayor pro tem. on many occasions. Tax commissioner, January 6, 1914-1918.

      Assistant appraiser of merchandise, Port of New York, January 1, 1908-July 1, 1911 (resigned). Member 67th Congress (1921-1923), 5th New York District. Appointed New York agent of Sea Service Bureau of the United States Shipping Board, May 4, 1923.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Board of Aldermen, 1904-1905, 1906-1907, 1912-1913 (v.chmn.

    Connections

    • Married Frances A. Phalon, November 25, 1886.
    • father: Anthony Kline
    • mother: Margaret (Busby) Kline
    • spouse: Frances A. Phalon
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    Born February 21, 1858
    Died October 13, 1930
    (aged 72)
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