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George Pierce IKIRT

(1852-1927)

IKIRT, George Pierce, a Representative from Ohio; born near West Beaver, Columbiana County, Ohio, November 3, 1852; attended the public schools of New Lisbon, Ohio; taught school and studied law, but on account of ill health was compelled to abandon both; attended the Columbus Medical College; moved to Cincinnati; was graduated from the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery in 1877 and practiced five years; went to New York City in 1882 and was graduated from the Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1883; again resumed practice in East Liverpool, Ohio; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1888 to the Fifty-first Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1894; resumed the practice of medicine in East Liverpool, Ohio, and died there February 12, 1927; interment in Riverview Cemetery.

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

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