Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Vollmer, Henry

Vollmer, Henry, a Representative from Iowa; born in Davenport, Iowa, July 28, 1867; attended the public and high schools of Davenport; distributing clerk of the Fiftieth Congress in 1887 and 1888; studied law at the University of Iowa at Iowa City and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced practice in Davenport, Iowa; member of the board of aldermen of Davenport in 1889; served as mayor of Davenport from 1893 to 1897; member of the board of education 1898-1901; corporation counsel in 1913 and 1914; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Irvin S. Pepper and served from February 10, 1914, to March 3, 1915; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Piedmont, Calif., August 25, 1930; the remains were cremated and the ashes placed in a crypt in the California Crematorium.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Vollmer, Henry," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1958 Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UNC36W8T5QJM46.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Vollmer, Henry." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1958, Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UNC36W8T5QJM46.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Vollmer, Henry' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1958. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UNC36W8T5QJM46.