S. Wallace Dempsey
|Chairman of the Committee on Rivers and Harbors|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from 's 40th district
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1931
|Preceded by||Robert H. Gittins|
|Succeeded by||Walter G. Andrews|
|Born||May 8, 1862|
Hartland, New York
|Died||March 1, 1949 (aged 86)|
|Resting place||Rock Creek Cemetery|
Born in Hartland, New York, Dempsey was an assistant United States Attorney from 1899 to 1907. He was a special assistant to the Attorney General from 1907 to 1912 and was in charge of the prosecutions of Standard Oil and certain railroad companies.
In 1914, Dempsey was elected to Congress and served from March 4, 1915 to March 3, 1931.
- United States Congress. "S. Wallace Dempsey (id: D000229)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- S. Wallace Dempsey at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Robert H. Gittins
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 40th congressional district
Walter G. Andrews
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