KEHR, Edward Charles, (1837 - 1918)


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KEHR, Edward Charles, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., November 5, 1837; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1858 and commenced practice in St. Louis; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1878 to the Forty-fifth Congress; engaged in the practice of law in St. Louis, Mo., until his death in that city on April 20, 1918; the remains were cremated and the ashes deposited in the columbarium of the Missouri Crematory.