Edward Julius Elsaesser
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 43rd district
January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1949
|Daniel A. Reed|
|Anthony F. Tauriello|
|Born||March 10, 1904|
Buffalo, New York
|Died||January 7, 1983 (aged 78)|
Williamsville, New York
|Spouse(s)||Anna Hossack Elsaesser|
|Alma mater||University at Buffalo Law School|
Elsaesser was born in Buffalo, New York on March 10, 1904, the son of John and Ida (Steinke) Elsaesser, and graduated from the University at Buffalo Law School in 1926. He was admitted to the bar in 1927 and practiced in Buffalo. He married Anna Hossack on December 6, 1933.
Elsaesser was a Republican candidate for the New York State Assembly from Erie County's 3rd District in 1936. He was a Republican State committeeman from 1937 to 1945, and a Delegate to the 1940 Republican National Convention.
Elected to the House of Representatives as a Republican in 1944 and reelected in 1946, Elsaesser served from January 3, 1945 to January 3, 1949. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948, and for his Congressional district's Republican nomination in 1950. After leaving Congress, Elsaesser continued to practice law.