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  De Muth, Peter J.
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NamePeter J. De Muth
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born January 01, 1892
DiedApril 03, 1993 (101 years)
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Oct 07, 2006 07:37pm
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InfoDE MUTH, Peter Joseph, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., January 1, 1892; attended the public schools; B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa.; was a civil engineer from 1914 until his enlistment in the United States Navy as a chief machinist mate on July 15, 1918; returned to Pittsburgh, Pa., and was employed as a sales manager 1919-1922; engaged in the real estate business and as a building contractor in 1922; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed the real estate and building business in Pittsburgh, Pa., until June 1949; moved to Los Angeles, Calif., and continued the real estate, insurance, and building business; was a resident of Laguna Hills, Calif., until his death on April 3, 1993 in Orange County, Calif.

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