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 George Washington Edmonds

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George Washington Edmonds Famous memorial

Birth
Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
28 Sep 1939 (aged 75)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Lansdowne Section, Lot 56
Memorial ID
12877 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1887, practiced pharmacy for several years and engaged in the coal business. He was a member of the common council of Philadelphia, (1896-1902). In 1913, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1925. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was elected manager of the Port of Philadelphia Ocean Traffic Bureau, (1927-33). Again elected to the Seventy-third Congress, he served (1933-35). After his term, he resumed the wholesale coal business until his death at age 75.

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1887, practiced pharmacy for several years and engaged in the coal business. He was a member of the common council of Philadelphia, (1896-1902). In 1913, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1925. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was elected manager of the Port of Philadelphia Ocean Traffic Bureau, (1927-33). Again elected to the Seventy-third Congress, he served (1933-35). After his term, he resumed the wholesale coal business until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 10 Oct 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 12877
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12877/george-washington-edmonds: accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Edmonds (22 Feb 1864–28 Sep 1939), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12877, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.