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George Franklin BRUMM

(1880-1934)

BRUMM, George Franklin, (son of Charles Napoleon Brumm), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 24, 1880; attended the common schools of Minersville, Pa., Washington, Pa., and Pottsville, Pa.; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1901; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pa., 1907; lawyer, private practice; Pennsylvania Engineers, Mexican border, 1916; election commissioner for Texas in 1918 to take the vote of servicemen at cantonments; attorney for the conscription board, World War I; unsuccessful Republican candidate for the nomination to Congress in 1918 and 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the succeeding Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1927); chair, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Sixty-ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Seventieth Congress in 1926; elected to the Seventy-first and to the two succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1929-May 29, 1934); died on May 29, 1934, in Philadelphia, Pa.; interment in Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Pa.

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

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