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Andrew R. BRODBECK

(1860-1937)

BRODBECK, Andrew R., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Jefferson (now Codorus), York County, Pa., April 11, 1860; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; taught in the public schools of York County 1878-1880; moved to Hanover, Pa., in 1880 and engaged in the farm implement and fertilizer business until 1896; sheriff of York County, Pa., 1896-1899; member of the board of directors of various business enterprises; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress; elected to the Sixty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; delegate at large to the Democratic National Convention in 1920; retired in 1920; died in Hanover, Pa., February 27, 1937; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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

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