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Frank Crawford SITES

(1864-1935)

SITES, Frank Crawford, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pa., December 24, 1864; moved with his parents to Harrisburg, Pa., in 1875; attended the public schools; learned the trade of watchmaker and jeweler; and afterward engaged in that business at Harrisburg; director on the Harrisburg school board 1903-1912; appointed postmaster of Harrisburg June 3, 1913, and served until his successor was appointed June 20, 1922; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; returned to Harrisburg and engaged in the bond business; died in Harrisburg, Pa., May 23, 1935; interment in East Harrisburg Cemetery.

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

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