HADLEY, Lindley Hoag

HADLEY, Lindley Hoag
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


HADLEY, Lindley Hoag, a Representative from Washington; born near Sylvania, Parke County, Ind., June 19, 1861; attended the common schools of his native city, Bloomingdale (Ind.) Academy, and Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Ill.; taught school in Rockville, Ind., 1884-1889; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1889; moved to the State of Washington in 1890 and settled in Whatcom (now Bellingham), where he practiced law until elected to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; reengaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until 1940, when he retired from active life and moved to Wilton, Conn.; died in Wallingford, Conn., November 1, 1948; interment in St. Matthew's Cemetery, Wilton, Conn.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Washington Libraries
Special Collections

Seattle, WA
Papers: In the Thomas Burke papers, 1875-1925, 24.78 cubic feet. Subjects include Hadley. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
Papers: In the Merrill & Ring Lumber Company records, 1888-1956, 558.47 cubic feet. Correspondents include Hadley. A finding aid is available in the repository.
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