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 William Augustus Reeder

William Augustus Reeder

Birth
Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Nov 1929 (aged 80)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7406935 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, he moved to Ipava, Illinois and taught school (1863-71). He then moved to Beloit, Kansas, where he served as principal of the town's public schools (1871-79), moved to Logan, Kansas, in 1880 and engaged in banking, as well as in irrigation farming, (1891-99). In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1911. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he relocated to Los Angeles, California, in 1913, where he engaged in banking and in the real estate business. He died at age 80 in Beverly Hills, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Augustus Reeder (28 Aug 1849–7 Nov 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7406935, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .