|Campaign button, 1900-1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives |
FOERDERER, Robert Hermann, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Frankenhausen, Germany,
May 16, 1860, while his parents were sojourning in Europe; attended public and
private schools in Philadelphia, Pa.; engaged in the manufacture of leather and
in various other business enterprises; elected as a Republican to the
Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses and served from March 4, 1901, until
his death in Torresdale, Pa., July 26, 1903; interment in South Laurel Hill
Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.