Edmund Hope Hope Driggs Edit Profile
Born in Brooklyn, he attended the public schools and Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn.
He became engaged in the casualty-insurance business. Driggs was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Francis H. Wilson. He was reelected to the Fifty-sixth Congress and served from December 6, 1897, to March 3, 1901.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1900 to the Fifty-seventh Congress, and resumed the casualty-insurance business and also engaged in safety engineering. He died in Brooklyn in 1946. Interment was in Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn.
Member Congress since 1897-1901.