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Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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BACHARACH, Isaac, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Philadelphia, Pa., January 5, 1870; moved to New Jersey in 1881 with his parents, who settled in Atlantic City; attended the public schools; entered the real-estate business and also became interested in the lumber business and in banking; member of the council of Atlantic City, N.J., 1905-1910; member of the State house of assembly in 1911; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-January 3, 1937); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; engaged in the real-estate and insurance business in Atlantic City, N.J., until his death there on September 5, 1956; interment in Mount Sinai Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.

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American Jewish Archives

Cincinnati, OH
Papers: 1882-1956, 1.5 linear feet. This collection contains mainly scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to Isaac Bacharach's career as a congressman from New Jersey (1915-1937). Also included are testimonials, photographs, and miscellaneous materials.
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