Daniel Ermentrout
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Daniel Ermentrout
Daniel Ermentrout
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th district

March 4, 1897 - September 17, 1899
Constantine Jacob Erdman
Henry Dickinson Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 8th district

March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1889
Hiester Clymer
William Mutchler
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 1st district

1873-1874
James B. Alexander
George Handy Smith
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 11th district

1875-1888
Personal details
Born(1837-01-24)January 24, 1837
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedSeptember 17, 1899(1899-09-17) (aged 62)
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materFranklin & Marshall College

Daniel Ermentrout (January 24, 1837 - September 17, 1899) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district from 1881 to 1889 and for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district from 1897 to 1899. He also served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 1st district from 1873 to 1874 and the 11th district from 1875 to 1888.

Early life and education

Ermentrout was born in Reading, Pennsylvania to William and Julia (Silvis) Ermentrout.[1] He attended Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the Elmwood Institute in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Reading.

Career

He was elected district attorney in 1862 and served for three years. He was solicitor for the city of Reading from 1867 to 1870, and a member of the board of school control of Reading from 1868 to 1876. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1868 and 1880. He was chairman of the standing committee of Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 1869, 1872, and 1873. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 1st district from 1873 to 1874 and the 11th district from 1875 to 1887.[1] He was appointed in October 1877 by Governor John F. Hartranft as a member of the Pennsylvania Statuary Commission.

Ermentrout was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888. He was a delegate to the Democratic State conventions from 1895 to 1899. He was again elected to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses and served until his death in Reading due to the effects of a choking incident in 1899.[2] Interment in Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading, Pennsylvania.[3]

Personal life

Ermentrout was married to Adelaide Louise Metzger.[1]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c "Daniel Ermentrout". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Adelaide Ermentrout scrapbooks on Daniel Ermentrout". www2.hsp.org. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Daniel Ermentrout". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2019.

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Pennsylvania State Senate
Preceded by
James B. Alexander
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 1st district
1873-1874
Succeeded by
George Handy Smith
Preceded by
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 11th district
1875-1888
Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hiester Clymer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

1881–1889
Succeeded by
William Mutchler
Preceded by
Constantine J. Erdman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

1897–1899
Succeeded by
Henry D. Green

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