BILLMEYER, Alexander, (1841 - 1924)


Campaign card, 1902, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BILLMEYER, Alexander, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Liberty Township, Montour County, Pa., January 7, 1841; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; interested in the manufacture of lumber; director of a national bank in Washingtonville, Montour County, Pa.; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rufus K. Polk and served from November 4, 1902, to March 3, 1903; was not a candidate for renomination in 1902; resumed agricultural pursuits in Montour County, Pa.; died near Washingtonville, Pa., May 24, 1924; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville, Pa.