FOERDERER, Robert Hermann, (1860 - 1903)


Campaign button, 1900-1902, Collection of the 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.