Otto G. Foelker
Otto Godfrey Foelker (December 29, 1875 – January 18, 1943) was an American politician from New York.
Foelker was born in Mainz, Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1888 with his parents. They settled in Troy, New York, where he attended public schools. He moved to Brooklyn in December 1895 and studied law in the New York Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in Brooklyn.
Foelker was elected as a Republican to the 60th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles T. Dunwell. He was at the same time elected to the 61st United States Congress, holding office from November 3, 1908, to March 3, 1911. Afterwards Foelker moved to California and resumed the practice of law in Oakland, where he died on January 18, 1943. He was interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
- United States Congress. "Otto G. Foelker (id: F000231)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- "BIG SCANDAL LATENT IN GARDNER'S ARREST; He's Only One of a Number Said to be Implicated in Handling a $500,000 Lobby Fund.". New York Times. October 15, 1910. Retrieved 2008-08-10.
- "FOELKER PAPERS DESTROYED.; Handwriting Experts Search Albany for Them in Gardner's Interest.". New York Times. February 18, 1911. Retrieved 2008-08-10.
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|New York State Assembly
Kings County, 4th District
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|United States House of Representatives|
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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district
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