LAMPERT, Florian

LAMPERT, Florian
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


LAMPERT, Florian, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in West Bend, Washington County, Wis., July 8, 1863; attended the public schools; moved with his widowed mother to Oshkosh, Winnebago County, in 1875; engaged in the retail shoe business; city comptroller of Oshkosh from April 1893 to December 1896, when he resigned to take the position of sheriff of Winnebago County; sheriff in 1897 and 1898; resumed mercantile pursuits; commissioner of Oshkosh from May 1914 to November 1918, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James H. Davidson, and on the same day was elected to the Sixty-sixth Congress; reelected to the Sixty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from November 5, 1918, until his death in Chicago Heights, Ill., July 18, 1930; chairman, Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives (Sixty-sixth Congress), Committee on Patents (Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses); interment in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.

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

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External Research Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division

Madison, WI
Papers: 1865, 0.1 cubic foot. A passport for Florian Lampert issued by William R. Seward, Secretary of State.
Papers: In the papers of Charles R. Boardman, 1896-1945, 1.2 cubic feet. Collection contains four letters written by Florian Lampert dated 9 February 1898, 29 August 1905, 7 May 1920, and 22 January 1921.
Microfilm: In the papers of John Strange, 1892-1935, 1 microfilm reel. Collection contains a letter from Lampert to Strange dated 27 December 1918.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 71st Cong., 3d sess., 1930-1931. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Florian Lampert, late a Representative from Wisconsin. Seventy-first Congress, third session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931.

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