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Daniel Read Anthony, Jr.

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
Death: September 14, 1931 (61)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Daniel Read Anthony and Anna Eliza Anthony
Husband of Elizabeth Anthony
Father of Daniel Read Anthony, III and Eleanor Anthony
Brother of Madge Osborne Anthony and Maude Koehler

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About Daniel Read Anthony, Jr.


Daniel Read Anthony, Jr. (August 22, 1870 – August 4, 1931) was an American Republican politician and a nephew of suffragist and political leader Susan B. Anthony.

He is the son of newspaper publisher Daniel Read Anthony. He was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, on August 22, 1870; attended the public schools as well as the Michigan Military Academy at Orchard Lake, Michigan; enrolled at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; studied law; was admitted to the bar, but did not practice extensively; engaged in newspaper work; appointed postmaster of Leavenworth, Kansas, on June 22, 1898, and served until June 30, 1902, when a successor was appointed; Mayor of Leavenworth, 1903–1905; became manager and editor of the Leavenworth Times in 1904.

He was elected as a Republican to House of Representatives of the 60th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation from body of Charles Curtis—who was elevated to the Senate; Anthony was re-elected in this capacity to the nine succeeding Congresses and served in the House from May 23, 1907 to March 3, 1929; well known for co-introducing along with Senator Curtis in December 1923 the first rendition of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; Chairman, Committee on Appropriations in the House during the 70th Congress; was not a candidate for renomination in 1928; resumed his former business pursuits; died in Leavenworth on August 4, 1931; interment in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

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August 22, 1870
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
February 10, 1900
Age 29
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States
September 14, 1931
Age 61
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States