Daniel L. D. Granger
Daniel L. D. Granger
|21st Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island|
January 1901 – January 1903
|Preceded by||William C. Baker|
|Succeeded by||Augustus S. Miller|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Rhode Island's 1st district
March 4, 1903 – February 14, 1909
|Preceded by||Melville Bull|
|Succeeded by||William P. Sheffield, Jr.|
|Born||May 30, 1852|
Providence, Rhode Island
|Died||February 14, 1909 (aged 56)|
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Resting place||Swan Point Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Brown University|
Early and personal life
Granger belonged to numerous organizations. He was a member of the Rhode Island Historical Society; president of the Churchman's Club of Rhode Island; vice president of the American Group of Inter-parliamentary Union for the Promotion of International Arbitration; treasurer of the Dorilton Corporation of New York; member of the Psi Upsilon; member of the University Club of Providence, and the Manhattan Club of New York.
He was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in Providence, Rhode Island. He was reading clerk of the State house of representatives 1887-1890, and treasurer of Providence from January 1890 to January 1901.
He served as mayor of Providence in 1901 and 1902.
Death and burial
Granger took sick in November 1908 in Albany. He was moved to New York City and then Washington, DC. By January 2, his condition became serious, and he died in Washington at 7:15 PM on February 14. The cause was heart failure. His funeral took place in Providence, and he was interred in Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island.
- "Obituary: Congressman Daniel L.D. Granger". New York Tribune. 15 Feb 1909. p. 7. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
- Spencer, Thomas E. (1998). Where They're Buried: A Directory Containing More Than Twenty Thousand Names of Notable Persons Buried in American Cemeteries, with Listings of Many Prominent People who Were Cremated. Genealogical Publishing Com. p. 296.
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- Daniel L.D. Granger, late a Representative from Rhode Island, Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate frontispiece 1909
- Daniel L. D. Granger at Find a Grave
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William C. Baker
| Mayor of Providence
Augustus S. Miller
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
March 4, 1903 - February 14, 1909
William P. Sheffield, Jr.