Ephraim Milton Woomer Edit Profile
He attended the common schools.
During the American Civil War he enlisted in Company A, Ninety-third Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, in September 1861, and was later promoted to sergeant. He taught school until 1869, when he became engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served as clerk of the orphans’ court of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, from 1869 to 1872.
He was president of the select council of the city of Lebanon from 1886 to 1890. He was a delegate to the 1888 Republican National Convention. Woomer was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896. After his time in congress he was again engaged in banking, and died in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, in 1897. Interment in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.
He was cashier of the People’s Bank of Lebanon and a member of the council of the borough of Lebanon from 1884 to 1886.