HALTERMAN, Frederick, (1831 - 1907)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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HALTERMAN, Frederick, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Vegesack on the Weser, part of the old Hanse town of Bremen, Germany, on October 22, 1831; attended high school; immigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in September 1849; engaged in the grocery business, from which he retired in 1891; elected a member of the select council in 1880 for a term of three years; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; elected president of the twelfth sectional school board of Philadelphia, Pa., in 1898 and served until his death; died in Philadelphia, Pa., March 22, 1907; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.