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Edwin HALLOWELL

(1844-1916)

HALLOWELL, Edwin, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Willow Grove, Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pa., April 2, 1844; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1876-1879; chairman of the Democratic county committee of Montgomery County in 1886; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Abington, Pa., September 13, 1916; interment in Abington Friends Burying Ground, Jenkintown, Pa.

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

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