George Peter Foster

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George Peter Foster

Dover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Death 11 Nov 1928 (aged 70)
Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Burial Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 12674907 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended the University of Chicago, graduated from Union College of Law at Chicago, in 1882, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Chicago, Illinois. He was the justice of the peace for South Chicago, (1891-99) and acting police magistrate of the principal police court of the Chicago City, (1893-99) In 1899, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1905. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and served as assistant corporation counsel on the City Chicago, (1912-22). He lived in retirement until his death at age 70.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Peter Foster (3 Apr 1858–11 Nov 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12674907, citing Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .