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Augustine Bernard KELLEY

(1883-1957)

KELLEY, Augustine Bernard, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Baltimore, Somerset County, Pa., July 9, 1883; attended a parochial school, Greensburg (Pa.) High School, and the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., in 1904 and 1905; studied mining engineering with International Correspondence School 1907-1912; began business career in 1905 as clerk with the Pennsylvania Railroad Co., and later became superintendent of the H.C. Frick Coke Co., and was also associated with other coke and coal companies; member of the Greensburg (Pa.) Board of Education in 1935 and 1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1941, until his death in Bethesda, Md., November 20, 1957; chairman, Committee on Invalid Pensions (Seventy-ninth Congress); interment in Arlington National Cemetery.

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

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