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Martin Grove Brumbaugh
Birth: Apr. 14, 1862
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1930
Pinehurst
Moore County
North Carolina, USA

Pennsylvania Governor. He attended Juniata College, then studied mathematics and teacher training at the State Normal School and was a professor there, (1882-83). He was Superintendent of Huntingdon County schools, (1884-90) and was a postgraduate of Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a Ph.D in 1894. He became Chair of Pedagogy at the University of Pennsylvania, did doctoral work at the University of Jena, Germany and he served as President of Juniata College, (1895-1906). In addition, he served as President of the Pennsylvania State Teachers’ Association and was appointed the first Commissioner of Education for Puerto Rico, serving (1900-02). He served as Superintendent of Philadelphia’s public school system, (1906-15). In 1915, he was elected as a Republican the 26th Governor of Pennsylvania, serving until 1919. As Governor, legislation was enacted dealing with child labor, conservation, workers compensation and he helped coordinate Pennsylvania’s war effort by organizing the Council of Defense, during World War I. After leaving office, he served again as President of Juniata College, (1924-30). He died of a heart attack at age 67 while on a vacation. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Boyer Brumbaugh (1834 - 1916)
  Martha Peightel Grove Brumbaugh (1832 - 1908)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Konigmacher Brumbaugh (1861 - 1914)*
  Flora Belle Parks Brumbaugh (1875 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  George Edwin Brumbaugh (1890 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  M. Amanda Brumbaugh (1858 - 1869)*
  Martin Grove Brumbaugh (1862 - 1930)
  Frank G. Brumbaugh (1864 - 1956)*
  Irven Grove Brumbaugh (1867 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Marklesburg
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: daytonflyers
Record added: Mar 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10617143
Martin Grove Brumbaugh
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Martin Grove Brumbaugh
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Martin Grove Brumbaugh
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