Andrew R. Brodbeck Edit Profile
He was engaged in agricultural pursuits, and taught in the public schools of York County from 1878 to 1880. He moved to Hanover, Pennsylvania, in 1880 and engaged in the farm implement and fertilizer business until 1896. He served as sheriff of York County from 1896 to 1899.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1910. Brodbeck was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914. He was again elected to the Sixty-fifth Congress.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918. He was a delegate at large to the 1920 Democratic National Convention. He retired in 1920 and died in Hanover.
Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Member Dem; member 63d (1913-1915) and 65th (1917-1919) Congresses, 20th Pa. Member of the board dirs.
Married Ellen R. Thoman. Children: Estelle, Wilson (deceased), Mary Ellen, Viola.