MCFADDEN, Louis Thomas

MCFADDEN, Louis Thomas
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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MCFADDEN, Louis Thomas, A Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Granville Center, Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa., July 25, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from Warner's Commercial College, Elmira, N.Y.; entered the employ of the First National Bank, Canton, Pa., in 1892; in 1899 was elected cashier, and became its president on January 11, 1916, serving until 1925; served as treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bankers' Association in 1906 and 1907 and as president in 1914 and 1915; appointed in 1914 by the agricultural societies of the State of Pennsylvania as a trustee of Pennsylvania State College; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Banking and Currency (Sixty-sixth through Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and for nomination in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; died October 1, 1936, while on a visit in New York City; interment in East Canton Cemetery, Canton, Pa.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Virginia
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Librry

Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the John Skelton Williams Papers, 1884-1926, approximately 40 linear feet. Other authors include Louis Thomas McFadden.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

McFadden, Louis Thomas. Collective speeches of Congressman Louis T. McFadden; as compiled from the Congressional Record. Hawthorne, Calif.: Omni Publications, 1970.

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