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George F. Brumm

George F. Brumm

George Franklin Brumm (January 24, 1878  May 29, 1934) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George Franklin Brumm
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1929  May 29, 1934
Preceded byCyrus M. Palmer
Succeeded byJames H. Gildea
In office
March 4, 1923  March 3, 1927
Preceded byFred B. Gernerd
Succeeded byCyrus M. Palmer
Personal details
Born(1878-01-24)January 24, 1878
Minersville, Pennsylvania
DiedMay 29, 1934(1934-05-29) (aged 56)
Political partyRepublican

George F. Brumm was born in 1878 in Minersville, Pennsylvania.[1] His father was Congressman Charles N. Brumm. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1901, and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1907. He served in the Pennsylvania Engineers on the Mexican border in 1916. He was the election commissioner for Texas in 1918 to take the vote of servicemen at cantonments, and an attorney for the conscription board during World War I. He was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for the nomination to Congress in 1918 and 1920.

Brumm was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the succeeding Congress. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy during the Sixty-ninth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1926. He was again elected to the Seventy-first and to the two succeeding Congresses. He died in office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was buried in Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

See also


  • United States Congress. "George F. Brumm (id: B000978)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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