Lindley H. Hadley

Lindley Hoag Hadley ( born June 19, 1861 in Sylvania, Parke County, Indiana, † November 1, 1948 in Wallingford, Connecticut ) was an American politician. Between 1915 and 1933 he represented the State of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Lindley Hadley attended the common schools and the Bloomingdale Academy. He then studied at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. Between 1884 and 1888 taught Hadley as a teacher in Rockville. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1889 admitted to the bar he began in 1890 in what is now Bellingham in Washington State to work in his new profession.

Politically, Hadley member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1914 he was in the second electoral district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Albert Johnson on 4 March 1915. After eight re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1933 for nine consecutive terms of office. In this time of the First World War fell. In addition, at that time the 18th, the 19th and the 20th Amendment to the Constitution were adopted.

1932 Hadley was one of many Republican congressmen lost following the nationwide trend their mandates in favor of the Democratic Party. Culmination of this trend was the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt as president. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Hadley worked until 1940 as an attorney in the federal capital Washington. Then he withdrew into retirement. He died on 1 November 1948 in Wallingford.