Lemuel Ely Quigg (1863-1919) was a United States Representative from New York. He was born near Methodist minister. He attended the public schools of Wilmington, Delaware. He moved to New York City in 1880 and engaged in journalism. He was the editor of the Flushing (N. Y.) Times in 1883 and 1884 and a member of the editorial staff of the New York Tribune. He served as the editor-in-chief of the New York Press in 1895. Quigg was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John R. Fellows. He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State and was chairman of the Republican State conventions in 1896 and 1902. He also was the president of the Republican county committee 1896-1900 and a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1915. After leaving Congress, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1903. He engaged in the practice of law in New York City until his death there. He wrote Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York (1890).