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George Edmund Foss

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George Edmund Foss, American congressman. Member 54th to 57th Congresses (1895-1903), 7th Illinois District, 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), and 64th and 65th Congresses (1915-1919), 10th District; member Committee on Foreign Affairs, 64th and 65th Congresses.

Background

Foss, George Edmund was born on July 2, 1863 in Berkshire, Vermont, United States. Son of George Edmund and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1885. Columbia Law School, New York, 1888. Bachelor of Laws, Union College of Law, Chicago, 1899.

Career

Was admitted to bar, 1889, and began practice at Chicago.

Membership

Member 54th to 57th Congresses (1895-1903), 7th Illinois District, 58th to 62d Congresses (1903-1913), and 64th and 65th Congresses (1915-1919), 10th District. Member Committee on Foreign Affairs, 64th and 65th Congresses.

Connections

Married Georgia L. Fritze (died 1929). Children: Katherine, Marcia Noble, Constance.

father:
George Edmund Foss

mother:
Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss

spouse:
Georgia L. Fritze

children:
Katherine Foss

Marcia Noble Foss

Constance Foss