De Witt C. Flanagan

De Witt Clinton Flanagan ( born December 28, 1870 in New York City; † January 15, 1946 in Utica, New York ) was an American politician. In the years 1902 and 1903 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


De Witt Flanagan attended private schools and went on to study at Columbia College in New York. Then he began a successful career in business. He was involved in several industrial companies. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. After the death of Mr Joshua S. Salmon Flanagan was at the due election for the fourth seat from New Jersey as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 18 June 1902. Until March 3, 1903, he finished there the current legislative period. In 1904 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in St. Louis, was nominated on the Alton B. Parker as a presidential candidate.

Then Flanagan is no longer politically have appeared. He founded the Boston, Cape Cod & New York Canal Co., which the Cape Cod Canal built and operational. He later moved to Alabama, where he was involved in the development of agriculture and the improvement of infrastructure in Baldwin County. De Witt Flanagan died on January 15, 1946 in Utica and was buried in the family mausoleum in New York City.