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Francis E. Shober

congressman , journalist.

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married August 7, 1897, Mistress.

father:
Francis E. S. Shober

spouse:
August 7