Archibald E. Olpp

Archibald Ernest Olpp ( born May 12, 1882 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, † July 26, 1949 in Cliffside Park, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1921 and 1923 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Archibald Olpp attended the common schools and the Moravian School and Lehigh University, where he himself the subject taught chemistry in the years 1903 and 1904. Between 1908 and 1909 he taught biological chemistry at Columbia University in New York City. In the meantime he studied until 1908 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia medicine. In 1909 he began to practice in his new profession in West Hoboken. He was from 1912 to 1914 urban medical officer. From 1916 to 1924 he served in Secaucus as police and school doctor. During the First World War Olpp was in the medical service of the armed forces.

Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1920 he was in the eleventh electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John J. Eagan on March 4, 1921. Since he lost in 1922 against Eagan, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1923. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Archibald Olpp again worked as a doctor. He died on July 26, 1949 in Cliffside Park and was buried in Englewood.