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Curtis Hussey GREGG

(1865-1933)

GREGG, Curtis Hussey, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Adamsburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 9, 1865; attended the common schools and Greensburg (Pa.) Seminary; engaged in teaching; associate editor of the Greensburg (Pa.) Evening Press 1883-1887; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1888, and commenced practice in Greensburg, Pa.; district attorney of Westmoreland County in 1891; member of the school board of Greensburg 1892-1896; delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1892, 1894, and 1896; served as chairman of the Democratic county committee 1896-1913; unsuccessful candidate in 1900 for election to the Fifty-seventh Congress and in 1904 for election to the State senate; member of the council of the borough of Greensburg 1901-1905; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1908, 1928, and 1932; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912; reengaged in the practice of law at Greensburg, Pa., until his death there on January 18, 1933; interment in St. Clair Cemetery.

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

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