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Augustine B. Kelley

Augustine B. Kelley
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
In office
January 3, 1953 – November 20, 1957
Preceded by James F. Lind
Succeeded by John Herman Dent
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 27th district
In office
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953
Preceded by Harve Tibbott
Succeeded by James G. Fulton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th district
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by Robert G. Allen
Succeeded by Robert L. Rodgers
Personal details
Born (1883-07-09)July 9, 1883
New Baltimore, Pennsylvania
Died November 20, 1957(1957-11-20) (aged 74)
Bethesda, Maryland
Political party Democratic
Alma mater United States Military Academy

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

Biography

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.

References

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert G. Allen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

1941–1945
Succeeded by
Robert L. Rodgers
Preceded by
Harve Tibbott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district

1945–1953
Succeeded by
James G. Fulton
Preceded by
James F. Lind
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

1953–1957
Succeeded by
John H. Dent


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