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Aaron Shenk Kreider

Aaron Shenk Kreider, American congressman. Member of 63d to 67th Congresses (1913-1923), 18th Pennsylvania District.; Member United Brethren Church President National Association Shoe Manufacturers of the United States, 1913-1916.

Background

  • Kreider, Aaron Shenk was born on June 26, 1863 in South Annville Tp., Lebanon Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David and Magdalena (Shenk) Kreider.

  • Education

    • Educated Lebanon Valley College (Doctor of Laws).

    Career

    • Established town of Lawn, Lebanon Company, Pennsylvania. Established shoe factories at Annville, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, Middletown and Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Now president The A.S. Kreider Company, Farmers’ Trust Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of 63d to 67th Congresses (1913-1923), 18th Pennsylvania District. Member United Brethren Church President National Association Shoe Manufacturers of the United States, 1913-1916.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth B. Horst, April.
    • father: David Kreider
    • mother: Magdalena (Shenk) Kreider
    • spouse: Elizabeth B. Horst
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    Born June 26, 1863
    Died June 19, 1929
    (aged 65)
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