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Walter Gresham Andrews Edit Profile

Congressman

Background

in 1913; coach of the Princeton University football team in 1913 and 1915; served on the Mexican border as a private, Troop I, First New York Cavalry, in 1916; commissioned second lieutenant, Machine Gun Group, First New York Cavalry, in 1917; served in France with the One Hundred and Seventh United States Infantry, Twenty-seventh Division; promoted to major; superintendent and central sales manager, Pratt & Lambert, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y., 1914-1925; supervisor of the fifteenth federal census for the seventh district of New York in 1929 and 1930; director of the Buffalo General Hospital; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931-January 3, 1949);

Education

public schools of Buffalo

the Lawrenceville (N.J.) Academy, law department of Princeton University

Career

He was chairman of the United States House Committee on Armed Services during the 80th United States Congress.