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Congressman

James Coats Auchincloss, American congressman. member of New York Stock Exchange, 1910-1935,; Member Council, Borough of Rumson, New Jersey 12 years, also mayor for 3 terms; member 78th to 88th Congresses, 3d New Jersey District; Served in 7th Regiment, New York National Guard.

Background

Auchincloss was the son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss (1847–1892) and Maria LeGrange Sloan. His uncles were Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (father of Hugh D. Auchincloss, Jr.) and John Winthrop Auchincloss (grandfather of Louis Auchincloss).

Education

He attended the Cutler School in New York City, and the Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts.

He graduated from Yale University in 1908.

Career

Began with Farmers Loan & Trust County, New York City. Member of New York Stock Exchange, 1910-1935, member of the Board of Governors 18 years. Former deputy police commissioner, New York City.

Founder and served as treasurer, president, Chairman of the Board New York Better Business Bureau.

Membership

Member of New York Stock Exchange, 1910-1935. Member Council, Borough of Rumson, New Jersey 12 years, also mayor for 3 terms. Member 78th to 88th Congresses, 3d New Jersey District.

Served in 7th Regiment, New York National Guard.

Connections

Married Lee F. Alexander, 1909 (deceased).; married second, Vera Rogers Brown, November 18, 1960. Children: Douglas, Gordon.

child:
Douglas Auchincloss