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  Eckert, Charles R.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameCharles R. Eckert
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Beaver, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born January 20, 1868
DiedOctober 26, 1959 (91 years)
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Aug 20, 2015 09:03pm
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InfoECKERT, Charles Richard, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 20, 1868; attended the public schools, Piersol’s Academy at West Bridgewater, Pa., and Geneva College at Beaver Falls, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Beaver, Pa., the same year; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; member of board of directors of Beaver Trust Co.; resumed the practice of law until his death as the result of an automobile accident in Rochester, Pa., October 26, 1959; interment in Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Pa.

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