De Witt C. Flanagan
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De Witt C. Flanagan
De Witt Clinton Flanagan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 4th district

June 18, 1902 - March 3, 1903
Joshua S. Salmon
William M. Lanning
Personal details
BornDecember 28, 1870
New York City, USA
DiedJanuary 15, 1946 (aged 75)
Utica, New York, USA
Political partyDemocratic

De Witt Clinton Flanagan (December 28, 1870, New York City - January 15, 1946, Utica, New York) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 4th congressional district from 1902 to 1903.


Flanagan was born in New York City on December 28, 1870. He attended the Callison and Woodbridge private schools and Columbia College. He pursued a commercial career, with interests in a number of industrial enterprises.

He was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Joshua S. Salmon, and served in office from June 18, 1902, to March 3, 1903.

After leaving Congress, he was a delegate to the 1904 Democratic National Convention. Together with August Belmont, he was one of the organizers of the Boston, Cape Cod & New York Canal Co., which built and operated the Cape Cod Canal.[1] He engaged in the agricultural and civic development of Baldwin County, Alabama. He died in Utica, New York on January 15, 1946, and was interred in the family mausoleum in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.



 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

External links

  • United States Congress. "De Witt C. Flanagan (id: F000185)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • De Witt Clinton Flanagan at The Political Graveyard
  • De Witt C. Flanagan at Find a Grave

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