Stewart Hoffman Appleby – Captain, United States Marine Corps Coxswain, United States Coast Guard Member of Congress

APPLEBY, Stewart Hoffman, (son of Theodore Frank Appleby), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Asbury Park, Monmouth County, New Jersey, May 17, 1890; attended the public schools of Asbury Park, and Mercersburg Academy; was graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1913; engaged in the real estate and insurance business; organized and served as vice president of the First National Bank of Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on May 17, 1917, and served until May 17, 1921; commissioned a Captain in the United States Marine Corps Reserve on November 24, 1925; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, Representative-elect T. Frank Appleby, and served from November 3, 1925, to March 3, 1927; was not a candidate for renomination in 1926; during the Second World War served in the United States Coast Guard, being discharged in September 1945 as a Coxswain; retired to Hallandale, Fla.; died in Miami, Florida, January 12, 1964; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia.


  • MC United States Marine Corps
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 05/17/1917 – 03/19/1919
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 05/17/1890
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/12/1964
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/21/1964

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