Arthur Granville Dewalt Edit Profile
He graduated from the Keystone State Normal School in 1870 and from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, in 1874 and was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice at Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1878.
He was district attorney of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, from 1880 to 1883. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904 and 1908, and chairman of the Democratic State committee in 1909 and 1910. He served adjutant of the Fourth Regiment of the Pennsylvania National Guard for ten years.
Dewalt was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1920. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1926.
He resumed the practice of law at Allentown, where he later died.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1902 to 1910.