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Caleb Rodney Layton

Caleb Rodney Layton, American congressman. member Progressive State Committee of Del; member 66th and 67th Congresses (1919-1923), Del.

Background

  • Layton, Caleb Rodney was born on September 8, 1851 in Frankford, Sussex Company, Delaware, United States. Son of Samuel H. and Elizabeth A. Layton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1873. Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1876.

    Career

    • Began practice of medicine at Georgetown, 1876. Secretary Union Republican County Committee, Sussex Company, 1876-1888. Chairman Republican County Committee, Sussex Company, 1876-1901.

      Secretary of State of Delaware, by appointment of Governor John Hunn, 1901-1905. Auditor for Department of State and other departments, at Washington, District of Columbia, 1906-1910 (resigned). Member Progressive State Committee of Delaware, 1912-1918.

      Member 66th and 67th Congresses (1919-1923), Delaware at large. Editor Union Republican, Georgetown, 1891-1905.

    Works

    • Editor Union Republican, Georgetown, 1891-1905.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Progressive State Committee of Del. Member 66th and 67th Congresses (1919-1923), Del.

    Connections

    • Married Annie E. Sipple, December 28, 1876. Married second, Fannie S. Herrington, October 2, 1926.
    • father: Samuel H.
    • mother: Elizabeth A. Layton
    • spouses: Annie E. Sipple
    • Fannie S. Herrington
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    Born September 8, 1851
    Died November 11, 1930
    (aged 79)
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