Washington (Nov. 7)
There will be at least eleven Jewish members of the House of Representatives of the Seventy-fourth Congress, according to returns received here today.
New York State’s five Jewish Congressmen were all re-elected in the Democratic landslide. They are E. Celler, Samuel Dickstein, William I. Sirovich, T. A. Peyser and Sol Bloom.
Connecticut returned two Jewish Congressmen to Washington, H. P. Koppleman, of Hartford, and young William M. Citron, of Middletown, who won the designation of Congressman-at-large on the Democratic ticket after a nip-and-tuck battle.
Adolph J. Sabath, who has frequently been mentioned for the Speakership of the House, was returned for his fifteenth consecutive term by his Chicago constituency.
Another veteran of the Washington scene won re-election in California when Mrs. Florence P. Kahn, who was first appointed to Congress in 1925 on the death of her husband, Congressman Julius Kahn, triumphed in San Francisco, her home city. She is a Republican and is the senior woman member of the House.
Representative I. Bacharach, Republican, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, was re-elected despite the handicap of a serious illness which caused him to curtail his campaign activities.
Henry Ellenbogen of Pittsburgh, a Democrat elected to his first term in Congress in 1932 in a Republican stronghold, was also re-elected. Ellenbogen is known as one of the hardest workers in Washington. Like Koppleman, he declined to take the first-termer”s traditional back seat and pressed several important legislative battles. He is thirty-four years old and one of the youngest members of the House.