He was Congressman Quincy.
As he was usually called by his middle name, the congressman who recommended him for West Point supposed it to be his first name, and added thereto the name of his mother's family, Simpson.
Stood beside him putting forth his own pious platitudes was the new congressman.
Afterwards he went to Washington as secretary to Congressman Paul Sorg, of Ohio.
House of Representatives, serving two terms. In 1893 he was elected U.S. congressman and thereafter repeatedly reelected to serve through 1923.