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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.