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Frederick REMANN

(1847-1895)

REMANN, Frederick, a Representative from Illinois; born in Vandalia, Fayette County, Ill., May 10, 1847; attended the common schools of Vandalia and the Mifflin (Pa.) Academy; was graduated from the Iron City Business College, Pittsburgh, Pa., in April 1865; during the Civil War served as corporal in Company E, One Hundred and Forty-third Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry; again attended Mifflin Academy in 1866 and 1867 and was graduated from Illinois College at Jacksonville in 1868; returned to Vandalia and engaged in mercantile pursuits; served as county supervisor of Fayette County and as alderman of Vandalia; delegate to numerous Republican State conventions; member of the State house of representatives in 1877 and 1878; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress and served from March 4, 1895, until his death in Vandalia, Ill., July 14, 1895, before the convening of Congress; interment in South Hill Cemetery.

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

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