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  Hammond, Peter F.
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NamePeter F. Hammond
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Lancaster, Ohio , United States
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Born June 30, 1887
DiedApril 02, 1971 (83 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 08, 2017 07:26pm
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InfoHAMMOND, Peter Francis, a Representative from Ohio; born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, June 30, 1887; attended the parochial schools and St. Mary’s High School, Lancaster, Ohio; was graduated from Josephinum College, Columbus, Ohio, in 1910; became engaged in the men’s clothing business at Lancaster, Ohio, in 1913; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress by special election, November 3, 1936, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mell G. Underwood and served from November 3, 1936, to January 3, 1937; was not a candidate for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; resumed the retail clothing business until 1938; postmaster of Lancaster, Ohio, from December 17, 1938, to May 31, 1954; resided in Lancaster, Ohio, where he died April 2, 1971; interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.


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