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George Edmund Foss

George Edmund Foss, American congressman. Member 54th to 57th Congresses (1895-1903), 7th Illinois District, 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), and 64th and 65th Congresses (1915-1919), 10th District; member Committee on Foreign Affairs, 64th and 65th Congresses.

Background

  • Foss, George Edmund was born on July 2, 1863 in Berkshire, Vermont, United States. Son of George Edmund and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1885. Columbia Law School, New York, 1888. Bachelor of Laws, Union College of Law, Chicago, 1899.

    Career

    • Was admitted to bar, 1889, and began practice at Chicago.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 54th to 57th Congresses (1895-1903), 7th Illinois District, 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), and 64th and 65th Congresses (1915-1919), 10th District. Member Committee on Foreign Affairs, 64th and 65th Congresses.

    Connections

    • Married Georgia L. Fritze (died 1929). Children: Katherine, Marcia Noble, Constance.
    • father: George Edmund Foss
    • mother: Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss
    • spouse: Georgia L. Fritze
    • children: Katherine Foss
    • Marcia Noble Foss
    • Constance Foss
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    Born July 2, 1863
    Died March 15, 1936
    (aged 72)
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