Ralph A. Gamble

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Ralph A. Gamble
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Born Ralph Abernathy Gamble
(1885-05-06)May 6, 1885
Yankton, South Dakota
Died March 4, 1959(1959-03-04) (aged 73)
Saint Michaels, Maryland
Nationality American
Alma mater Princeton University
George Washington University Law School
Columbia Law School
Occupation politician

Ralph Abernethy Gamble (May 6, 1885 – March 4, 1959) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Life[edit]

Gamble was born on May 6, 1885, in Yankton, South Dakota. He graduated from Princeton University in 1909, from George Washington University Law School in 1911, and from Columbia Law School in 1912.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Westchester Co., 2nd D.) in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936 and 1937.

He was elected to Congress in 1937 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles D. Millard and served from November 2, 1937, to January 3, 1957. He was chairman of the United States Congress Joint Committee on Housing during the 80th United States Congress.

He died on March 4, 1959, in Saint Michaels, Maryland.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Herbert B. Shonk
New York State Assembly
Westchester County, 2nd District

1931–1937
Succeeded by
Theodore Hill, Jr.
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles D. Millard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th congressional district

1937–1945
Succeeded by
Charles A. Buckley
Preceded by
William T. Byrne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 28th congressional district

1945–1953
Succeeded by
Katharine St. George
Preceded by
Christopher C. McGrath
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th congressional district

1953–1957
Succeeded by
Edwin B. Dooley