Stewart H. Appleby

Stewart Hoffman Appleby ( born May 17, 1890 in Asbury Park, New Jersey; † January 12, 1964 in Miami, Florida ) was an American politician. Between 1925 and 1927 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Stewart Appleby, the son of Congressman T. Frank Appleby, attended the common schools and the Mercersburg Academy. In 1913, he graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. In the following years he worked in the real estate market and in the insurance industry. He was also active in the banking industry. He founded the First National Bank of Avon -by-the -Sea, whose vice-president he was. During the First World War Appleby served from 1917 in the United States Marine Corps. By May 1921, he remained in active military service. After that, he was a member of the reserve of the Marine Corps. In 1925 he was promoted to Captain.

Politically, Stewart Appleby as his father a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1924 Frank Appleby was in the third electoral district of New Jersey again in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. But as he on 15 December 1924 before the beginning of the legislature on March 4, 1925 died, a by-election was necessary. This won Stewart Appleby, who could take up his new mandate on November 3, 1925. Until March 3, 1927, he ended the current legislative session in Congress. In 1926 he abandoned a bid again.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Appleby moved back out of politics. During the Second World War he served until September 1945 in the U.S. Coast Guard. Then he withdrew into retirement, he spent in Hallandale (Florida ). He died on January 12, 1964 in Miami and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.