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 Erland Harold Hedrick

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Erland Harold Hedrick

Birth
Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Sep 1954 (aged 60)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7621490 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the medical school at the University of Maryland in 1917 and served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, (1917-19). After leaving the U.S. Military, he engaged in the practice of medicine in Beckley, West Virginia. He was medical examiner for the Veterans’ Administration, (1919-44), plus city and county health officer, (1927-32) and superintendent of Pinecrest Tuberculosis Sanitarium, in Beckley, (1943-44). In 1945, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1953. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his previous professional interests until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 Jun 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7621490/erland-harold-hedrick : accessed ), memorial page for Erland Harold Hedrick (9 Aug 1894–20 Sep 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7621490, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .