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Fred Christian Gartner

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Sep 1972 (aged 76)
Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 9955703 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. During World War I, he served as a Yeoman in the United States Naval Reserve, (1918-19). After the war, he graduated from the law department of Temple University Pennsylvania, in 1920, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Philadelphia. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State civil service commission, (1928-32) and served in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1933-34). In 1939, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress, serving until 1941. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served chairman of the board for the Hol-Gar Manufacturing Corporation of Pennsylvania, until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9955703
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/9955703/fred-christian-gartner : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Christian Gartner (14 Mar 1896–1 Sep 1972), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9955703, citing Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .