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Robert William Bonynge
Birth: Aug. 8, 1863
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1939
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the City College of New York, in 1882, from the law department of Columbia College, in 1885 and commenced to practice law in New York City. Moving to Denver, Colorado, in 1888, he continued the practice of law and was a member of the Colorado State House of Representatives, (1893-94). In 1904, he contested the election to the Fifty-eighth Congress of John F. Shafroth, who in an address before the House of Representatives conceded his defeat, was reelected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses, serving until 1909. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was member of the National Monetary Commission, (1908-12) and then returned to New York. There he was chief counsel of the New York State Industrial Commission, (1916-18) and was appointed United States agent before the Mixed Claims Commission serving various countries in Europe, (1923-27). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Robert Bonynge (1839 - 1904)
  Susan J. Burchell Bonynge (1839 - 1913)
  Mary Alida Riblet Bonynge (1860 - 1937)*
  Baby Bonynge (____ - 1891)*
  Susan Elizabeth Bonynge (1860 - 1862)*
  Jennie Bonynge Terry (1861 - 1911)*
  Robert William Bonynge (1863 - 1939)
  Arthur Nathaniel Bonynge (1866 - 1914)*
  Emma Richmond Bonynge (1873 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx County
New York, USA
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Robert William Bonynge
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Robert William Bonynge
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Representative from Colorado, 1904-1909.
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