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Francis E. Shober

Francis E. Shober, American congressman, journalist. member Congress, 17th New York district, 1903-1905.

Background

  • Shober, Francis E. was born on October 24, 1860 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Son of Francis E. S. (member 41st and 42d Congresses from North Carolina) and May Wheat S.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Annandale, New York, 1880, A. M., 1883.

    Career

    • Engaged in ministerial and educational work in Dutchess County, New York, for some years. Entered journalism as reporter on News-Press, Poughkeepsie, New York, then editor Rockaway Journal, Far Rockaway, New York. For 10 years has been on editorial staff New York World.

      Member Congress, 17th New York district, 1903-1905.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Congress, 17th New York district, 1903-1905.

    Connections

    • Married August 7, 1897, Mistress.
    • father: Francis E. S. Shober
    • spouse: August 7
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