Richard Murray Simpson

Richard Murray Simpson

Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Jan 1960 (aged 59)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6419038 · View Source
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During World War I, he served overseas as a Private in 301st Company, U.S. Army, Tank Corps. After the war, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1923, engaged in the insurance business and served in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1935-37). In 1937, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin K. Focht, reelected to the Seventy-sixth Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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