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direct legislation advocate

Eltweed Pomeroy, American direct legislation advocate. member various societies standing for Fabian Socialism.

Background

Pomeroy, Eltweed was born on September 7, 1860 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Isaac and Mary Jane (Taylor) Pomeroy.

Education

Graduate Newark Public High School, 1878.

Career

Was president corporation of Pomeroy Brothers Company, manufacturers ink, mucilage, sealing wax, etc., in whose factory profit-sharing has been several years in operation. Retired on account of ill-health and is now farming in Texas Secretary 1st (Buffalo, 1899) and chairman 2d (Detroit, 1901) National Social and Political Conference. Secretary Direct Legislation League of New Jersey, from 1892.

President National Direct Legislation League from 1896. Member various societies standing for Fabian Socialism. Prominent advocate of direct legislation by the initiative and referendum, upon which he has written extensively for mags. and reviews.

Author: By the People, 1900. Editor of the Direct Legislation Record until 1904. Associate editor The Arena.

President Texas Horticultural Society. Honorary vice president Rio Grande Horticultural Society. Vice president American Pomol.

Society Home: Donna, Texas Deceased.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: By the People, 1900. Editor of the Direct Legislation Record until 1904. Associate editor The Arena.

      President Texas Horticultural Society. Honorary vice president Rio Grande Horticultural Society. Vice president American Pomol.

Membership

Member various societies standing for Fabian Socialism.

Connections

Married Ella Levin, December 10, 1898.

father:
Isaac Pomeroy

mother:
Mary Jane (Taylor) Pomeroy

spouse:
Ella Levin