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 Ivor David Fenton

Ivor David Fenton

Birth
Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Oct 1986 (aged 97)
Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5898 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Bucknell University, graduated from Jefferson Medical College, in 1912, served an internship at Ashland State Hospital, (1912-13) and commenced the practice of medicine in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, in 1914. During World War I, he served as a Captain Surgeon in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, overseas with the 115th Infantry, 99th Division, being awarded the Silver Star Medal and World War I Victory Medal with two bronze battle clasps. After the war, he resumed his medical practice and was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixty Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving (1939-63). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as medical advisor to Secretary of Welfare of the State of Pennsylvania and as a medical consultant to General Hospital State of Pennsylvania, until 1968. He lived in retirement until his death at age 97.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5898
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ivor David Fenton (3 Aug 1889–23 Oct 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5898, citing German Protestant Cemetery, Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .