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Milton William Shreve

Milton William Shreve
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 25th district
Preceded by Arthur L. Bates (1913)
Henry A. Clark (1919)
Stephen G. Porter (1923)
Succeeded by Michael Liebel, Jr. (1915)
Henry W. Temple (1923)
Charles N. Crosby (1933)
Personal details
Born (1853-05-03)May 3, 1853
Chapmanville, Pennsylvania
Died December 23, 1939(1939-12-23) (aged 86)
Political party Republican

Milton William Shreve (May 3, 1858 – December 23, 1939) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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  • Biography 1
  • See also 2
  • Sources 3
  • External links 4

Biography

Milton W. Shreve was born in Chapmanville, Pennsylvania. He attended the Edinboro State Normal School and Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1884. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Erie County, Pennsylvania and commenced practice in Erie, Pennsylvania. He was the Erie County district attorney from 1899 to 1902. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from 1907 to 1912 and in the session of 1911 succeeded to the speakership.

Shreve was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914. He resumed the practice of law in Erie, and also engaged in banking and interested in several manufacturing plants. He was again elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress; reelected as an Independent Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress and as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth through Seventy-second Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932. He resumed the practice of law in Erie until his death there. Interment in Erie Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Arthur L. Bates
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district

1913–1915
Succeeded by
Michael Liebel, Jr.
Preceded by
Henry A. Clark
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district

1919–1923
Succeeded by
Henry W. Temple
Preceded by
Stephen G. Porter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district

1923–1933
Succeeded by
Charles N. Crosby


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