Andrew Beaumont Edit Profile
He moved to Pennsylvania in 1808 and studied law but never practiced.
He served as collector of revenue in 1814 and prothonotary and clerk of the courts of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, from 1816 to 1819. He served as postmaster of Wilkes-Barre from 1826 to 1832. Beaumont was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses.
He was not a candidate for renomination. He served as commissioner of public buildings in Washington, D.C., from November 5, 1846, to March 3, 1847. He died in Wilkes-Barre in 1853.
Interment in Hollenback Cemetery.
Jacksonian Democracy, Democratic Party.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1821, 1822, and 1826. He was again a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1849.