Augustine Bernard Kelley Edit Profile
Student parochial public grade schools and Greensburg (Pennsylvania) High School United States Military Academy. Studied mining engineering International Corresponding Schools, 1907-1912, business administration, Alexander Hamilton Institute, 1930-1933.
He began his business career in 1905 as a clerk with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and later became superintendent of the H.C. Frick Coke Company. He was also associated with other coke and coal companies. Kelley was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his death in Bethesda, Maryland.
In Congress he served as Chairman of the United States House Committee on Invalid Pensions during the 79th United States Congress. He is interred in Arlington National Cemetery.
Member of scale, 1934-1938, owner and operator of coal mines, Mammoth Coal Coke Company (mines and coke ovens at Mammoth, Pennsylvania), receiver, Lacosto Coal Company, and Fairfield Coal Company, 1924-1926. Member 77th to 82d Congresses, from 27th Pennsylvania District. Member 83d. 84th Congresses, 21st Pennsylvania District.
Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Association of Graduates of the United States Military Academy (life. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington), Kenwood Country.
Married Ella Marie Bates, June 24, 1913 (Catholic Mother of America, 1944). Children: Augustine Regis, Robert Vincent, Richard Bates, Jay Hilary, Paul Aloysius, Marcella Marie, Therese Eleanor, Katherine Anne, James Reeves.
- Abraham Francis Kelley
- Mary Elizabeth (Kegg) Kelley
- Ella Marie Bates
- Therese Eleanor Kelley
- James Reeves Kelley
- Robert Vincent Kelley
- Katherine Anne Kelley
- Paul Aloysius Kelley
- Augustine Regis Kelley
- Jay Hilary Kelley
- Marcella Marie Kelley
- Richard Bates Kelley