George Edmund Foss Edit Profile
Foss attended the common schools, and graduated from Harvard University in 1885. He attended Columbia Law School and the School of Political Science at Columbia University in New York City. In 1889 he graduated from Union College of Law at Chicago, Illinois, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Chicago.
He was a brother of Eugene Noble Foss. He was a brother of Eugene Noble Foss. Foss was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1913).
He served as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs (Fifty-sixth through Sixty-first Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1912. Foss was elected to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1919).
He was not a candidate for renomination to Congress in 1918, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate. He resumed the practice of law. He was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress.
He died on March 15, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois and was interred in Graceland Cemetery.
Member 54th to 57th Congresses (1895-1903), 7th Illinois District, 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), and 64th and 65th Congresses (1915-1919), 10th District. Member Committee on Foreign Affairs, 64th and 65th Congresses.
Married Georgia L. Fritze (died 1929). Children: Katherine, Marcia Noble, Constance.