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William Stuart Reyburn

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William Stuart Reyburn was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Background

Reyburn was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John E. Reyburn and Margretta (Crozier). He married Georgie Fontaine Maury, of Washington, June 10, 1911.

He died in New Haven, Conn., on July 25, 1946; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.

Education

He graduated from Yale University in 1904, where he was a member of St. Anthony Hall, and from the law department of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Career

He served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1909 until 1911.

He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Joel Cook and served from May 23, 1911, to March 3, 1913. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1913. He resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C., and subsequently retired from active business pursuits. He resided in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., and later moved to his estate “Black Hill,” Old Lyme, Conn.

Achievements

  • He was admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in Washington, District of Columbia

  • He was a member of President William Howard Taft’s party which visited the Philippines, Japan, and China in 1905.

  • He served in the State house of representatives from 1909 until May 25, 1911, when he resigned.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1909, 1911. Member Delta Psi; Mason. Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase, Century (Washington), Racquet, Philadelphia Country, Union League (Philadelphia).

  • a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. , USA

    1909

  • President William Howard Taft's party , USA

    1905

  • the Pennsylvania House of Representatives , USA

    1909 - 1911

Connections

Married Georgie Fontaine Maury, of Washington, June 10, 1911.

father:
John Edgar Reyburn

mother:
Margretta (Crozier)

wife:
Georgie Fontaine Maury