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George May Keim

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George May Keim Famous memorial

Birth
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
10 Jun 1861 (aged 56)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA GPS-Latitude: 40.3526383, Longitude: -75.9328875
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U.S. Congressman. After attending Princeton College, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826, and commenced to practice law in Reading, Pennsylvania. He rose to the rank of Major General of the Pennsylvania State Militia and was a delegate to the Pennsylvania State constitutional conventions, (1837 to 1838). In 1838, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry A.P. Muhlenberg and reelected to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1843. After leaving Congress, he was appointed by President Tyler U.S. Marshal for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, serving (1843 to 1850). He also served as Mayor of Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1852.
U.S. Congressman. After attending Princeton College, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826, and commenced to practice law in Reading, Pennsylvania. He rose to the rank of Major General of the Pennsylvania State Militia and was a delegate to the Pennsylvania State constitutional conventions, (1837 to 1838). In 1838, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry A.P. Muhlenberg and reelected to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1843. After leaving Congress, he was appointed by President Tyler U.S. Marshal for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, serving (1843 to 1850). He also served as Mayor of Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1852.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Nov 24, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12479001/george_may-keim: accessed ), memorial page for George May Keim (23 Mar 1805–10 Jun 1861), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12479001, citing Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.