Augustine B. Kelley
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Augustine B. Kelley
Augustine B. Kelley
Augustine B. Kelley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg
Frontispiece of 1958's "Augustine B. Kelley, Late a Representative". U.S. Government Printing Office.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st district

January 3, 1953 - November 20, 1957
James F. Lind
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 27th district

January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1953
Harve Tibbott
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from Pennsylvania's 28th district

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Robert L. Rodgers
Personal details
Born
Augustine Bernard Kelley

(1883-07-09)July 9, 1883
New Baltimore, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 20, 1957(1957-11-20) (aged 74)
Bethesda, Maryland
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUnited States Military Academy

Augustine Bernard Kelley (July 9, 1883 - November 20, 1957) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania.

Life and career

Kelley was born in New Baltimore, Pennsylvania. He attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, in 1904 and 1905, but had to withdraw because of a heart condition. He studied mining engineering with the International Correspondence School from 1907 to 1912. He began his business career in 1905 as a clerk with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and later became superintendent of the H.C. Frick Coke Company. He was also associated with other coke and coal companies. He served as a member of the Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Board of Education in 1935 and 1936.

Kelley was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his death in Bethesda, Maryland. In Congress he served as Chairman of the United States House Committee on Invalid Pensions during the 79th United States Congress. He is interred in Arlington National Cemetery.

See also

References

  • United States Congress. "Augustine B. Kelley (id: K000058)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Augustine B. Kelley at Find a Grave




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