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  Heaton, Robert D.
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NameRobert D. Heaton
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Ashland, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born July 01, 1873
DiedJune 11, 1933 (59 years)
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Dec 10, 2015 05:57pm
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InfoHEATON, Robert Douglas, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Raven Run, Schuylkill County, Pa., July 1, 1873; moved to Ashland, Pa., with his parents in 1886; attended the common schools, the Canandaigua Academy, Canandaigua, N.Y., the New York Military Academy, at Cornwall on the Hudson, N.Y., and the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia; identified with many business enterprises of the State and county; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919); did not seek renomination in 1918, having become a candidate for State senator; member of the State senate 1919-1932; resumed his former business activities; member of the board of trustees of the Ashland State Hospital; died at Ashland, Pa., June 11, 1933; interment in the family cemetery at Mauch Chunk, Pa.

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  11/07/1916 PA District 12 Won 61.06% (+24.94%)
  11/03/1914 PA - District 12 Won 53.68% (+14.96%)
  11/08/1910 PA - District 12 Lost 39.88% (-0.22%)
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