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Edward McMath BEERS

(1877-1932)

BEERS, Edward McMath, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Nossville, Huntingdon County, Pa., May 27, 1877; attended the public schools; moved with his parents to Mount Union, Pa., in 1889; was graduated from Mount Union High School in 1895; upon the death of his father, succeeded him in the hotel business in 1895; also interested in agricultural pursuits; delegate to the Republican State convention at Harrisburg in 1898; mayor of Mount Union 1910-1914; member of the board of directors of the First National Bank of Mount Union and of the Grange Trust Co. of Huntingdon, Pa.; associate judge of Huntingdon County 1914-1923; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1923, until his death in Washington, D.C., on April 21, 1932; interment in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, Mount Union, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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