Louis Edward Graham Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College, 1901. Doctor of Laws Grove City College, 1949.
He served as deputy sheriff of Beaver County, Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1906. He was district attorney of Beaver County from 1912 to 1924 and deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania from 1924 to 1927. He served as chief legal adviser of the former sixth Federal prohibition district from 1927 to 1929, and served as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania from November 7, 1929, to September 1, 1933.
He was special assistant to the United States Attorney General in the Pittsburgh for vote-fraud cases (1934–1936). Graham was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses. He was Chairman of the United States Joint Committee on Immigration and Nationality Policy during the Eighty-third Congress.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954, defeated by Democrat Frank M. Clark.
There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.
Member 76th-83d Congresses from 25th Pennsylvania District, commission on judiciary. Trustee Passavant Memorial Homes. Member S.A.R.; Mason, Odd.