Edward Richard Folsom (1874-1923) —
also known as Edward R. Folsom —
of Irvington, Essex
Born in North Urbana, Steuben
County, N.Y., September
in 1894, of forging
robbery, and arson;
guilty to two charges; sentenced
to ten years in prison;
and released in September 1897; coal dealer; mayor
of Irvington, N.J., 1923; died in office 1923.
Blackmailers threatening to expose his criminal past extorted money
from him until he was nearly penniless; killed
himself by an overdose of
sedative, in Irvington, Essex
County, N.J., September
26, 1923 (age 49 years, 8
Interment at Clinton
Cemetery, Irvington, N.J.
of Frederick Lewis Folsom (1846-1921) and Martha (Layton) Folsom;
married to Sara Elizabeth Keeler (1876-1958).|
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Archibald M. Henry —
of Jersey City, Hudson
Democrat. Coal dealer; candidate for mayor
of Jersey City, N.J., 1905; member of New
Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1915.
Alfred Tilghman Holley (b. 1872) —
also known as Alfred T. Holley —
of Hackensack, Bergen
Born in Hackensack, Bergen
County, N.J., February
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War;
president, Holly & Smith, Inc., coal, hay,
merchants; candidate for U.S.
Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1924.
Member, Sons of
the American Revolution; Elks; Freemasons.
of Rev. Dr. William Welles Holley and Katherine Summer (Wyse) Holley;
22, 1914, to Alice Beatrice Herbert.|
Miles Ross (1827-1903) —
of New Brunswick, Middlesex
Born in Raritan Township, Middlesex
County, N.J., April
Democrat. Coal business; Middlesex
County Freeholder, 1859-64; member of New
Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1863-64; mayor
of New Brunswick, N.J., 1867-69; U.S.
Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1875-83; defeated,
1882; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1876,
member of Democratic
National Committee from New Jersey, 1880-88.
Died in New Brunswick, Middlesex
County, N.J., February
22, 1903 (age 75 years, 298
Interment at Elmwood
Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
Augustus W. Schwartz (b. 1867) —
of Elizabeth, Union
Born in Elizabeth, Union
County, N.J., January
advertising manager; fire
fighter; coal and masons'
supplies dealer; member of New
Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1909-10.
Arch Masons; Knights
and Select Masters; Shriners;
Order of Foresters; Elks.
Arthur R. Smock (b. 1885) —
of Lakewood, Ocean
Born in Asbury Park, Monmouth
County, N.J., October
Republican. Real estate
business; coal and ice dealer; member of New
Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1926-29.
Member, Elks; Patriotic
Order Sons of America.
of Charles L. Smock and Emily C. Smock; married 1911 to Ethel