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Caleb Rodney Layton

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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.

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