P. Davis Oakey

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P. Davis Oakey

Peter Davis Oakey (February 25, 1861 - November 18, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in East Millstone, New Jersey, Oakey attended the public schools and the high school of Millstone, New Jersey. He moved to Hartford, Connecticut, in 1886 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served as member of the city council in 1891-1894, as city alderman and collector of city taxes in 1894 and 1895, as a member of the Connecticut National Guard from 1895-1901, and as city assessor from 1900-1915.

Oakey was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, November 18, 1920. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Augustine Lonergan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st congressional district

1915 – 1917
Succeeded by
Augustine Lonergan