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Orrin D. Bleakley
Birth: May 15, 1854
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1927

US Congressman. He studied at the University of Bonn in Germany, and upon returning to the United States engaged in banking and oil industry pursuits. In 1883 he founded the Franklin Trust Company and became its president. Bleakley was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress but served just under a month (March 4 to April 3, 1917) before his resignation. He then returned to banking in Franklin, Pennsylvania. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Bleakley (1820 - 1883)
  Elizabeth Dubbs Bleakley (1823 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Elizabeth Richardson Bleakley (1857 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Rollin Richardson Bleakley (1886 - 1962)*
  Wayne Whiting Bleakley (1891 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Bleakley Brigham (1845 - 1907)*
  Clara Bleakley McDowell (1847 - 1931)*
  William James Bleakley (1849 - 1908)*
  Effie Bleakley Moore (1851 - 1928)*
  Orrin D. Bleakley (1854 - 1927)
  Harry Bleakley (1859 - 1910)*
  Edmund Bleakley (1860 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Franklin Cemetery
Franklin (Venango County)
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section O Lot 6
 
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Originally Created by: Casey Preston
Record added: Sep 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7818639
Orrin D. Bleakley
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