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  Costello, Peter E.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NamePeter E. Costello
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born June 27, 1854
DiedOctober 23, 1935 (81 years)
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May 03, 2009 02:42pm
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InfoCOSTELLO, Peter Edward, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Boston, Mass., June 27, 1854; attended the public schools of Boston; moved to Philadelphia, Pa., in 1877; engaged in various manufacturing industries, also general construction work and real estate development; member of the common council of Philadelphia 1895-1903; director of the department of public works of Philadelphia 1903-1905; again a member of the common council 1908-1915; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; continued in the real-estate and investment brokerage business in Philadelphia, Pa., until his death there October 23, 1935; interment in West Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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