Profile of Erwin E. Kelley
New York State Assemblyman in 1899
Herkimer County, NY
Source: "The New York Red Book, containing the portraits and biographies of its governors, State officers,
and members of the Legislature, with the portraits of Congressmen, judges and mayors, the new constitution of
the State, election and population statistics, and general facts of interest," by Edgar L. Murlin. Albany: James B.
Lyon, Publisher. 1899. pp. 205-206.
Erwin E. Kelley
Erwin E. Kelley, Republican, who represents the county of Herkimer in the Assembly, was born at
Salisbury in Herkimer county on February 3, 1862, and was educated at the Fairfield Academy, at Utica
Business College, at the University of the City of New York, and finally at Hahnemann College and Hospital
in Chicago. Dr. Kelley then entered upon the practice of his profession as a physician at Gray, in Herkimer county.
Dr. Kelley has served five years in the Board of Supervisors of Herkimer county and is a Supervisor at present.
At the election of 1898, Dr. Kelley had 6,526 votes; Frank P. Addy, Democrat, 5,642.
In the Assembly of 1899, Mr. Kelley was a member of the following committees: Canals, Public Health,
and Fisheries and Game.