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 George Washington Edmonds

George Washington Edmonds

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
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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: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12877
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Edmonds (22 Feb 1864–28 Sep 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12877, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .