Marshall Van Winkle

Marshall Van Winkle ( born September 28, 1869 in Jersey City, New Jersey, † May 10 1957 in Oceanport, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1907 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Marshall Van Winkle was a great-nephew of U.S. Senator Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872) of West Virginia. He attended the common schools. After a subsequent law degree in 1890 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to work in Hoboken in this profession. In 1895 he became an adviser to the District Tax Commission. After that, he served as deputy prosecutor in Hudson County. This post he held 1902-1905 again.

Furthermore, Van Winkle suggested as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In 1900 he ran unsuccessfully for even the U.S. House of Representatives. But four years later he was in the ninth constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Allan Benny on March 4, 1905. Since he resigned in 1906 to further candidacy, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1907.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Van Winkle practiced again as a lawyer in Jersey City. Between 1933 and 1939 he also worked as a councilor; He also authored several legal treatises. Marshall Van Winkle died on 10 May 1957 in Oceanport.