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Albert Elmer Austin
In office
1917 – 1919
In office
1921 – 1923

Born November 15, 1877(1877-11-15)
Medway, Massachusetts
Died January 26, 1942 (aged 64)
Greenwich, Connecticut
Nationality  USA
Political party Republican
Alma mater Amherst College,
Jefferson Medical College

Albert Elmer Austin (November 15, 1877 – January 26, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut, stepfather of Clare Boothe Luce.


Born in Medway, Massachusetts, Austin attended the public schools and graduated from Amherst College in 1899 and from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1905. He served as member of the faculty of Attleboro High School (Massachusetts) from 1899 to 1900. He was a practicing physician in Old Greenwich, Connecticut from 1907 to 1939. He was a health officer for Greenwich, Connecticut from 1917 to 1937. He engaged in banking in Old Greenwich, Connecticut from 1926 to 1942. During the First World War, Austin served as regimental surgeon in the Two Hundred and Fourteenth Engineers, Fourteenth (Wolverine) Division from 1918 to 1919. He served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives 1917-1919 and 1921-1923.

Austin was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress. He continued his former professional pursuits until his death in Greenwich, Connecticut, January 26, 1942. He was interred in Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York.


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