KIPP, George Washington, (1847 - 1911)


KIPP, George Washington, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Green Township, Pike County, Pa., March 28, 1847; attended the public schools; engaged in the lumber business for thirty-five years; county commissioner of Wayne County, Pa., in 1880; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); was not a candidate for renomination in 1908, being an unsuccessful candidate for State treasurer; resumed his former business pursuits; elected to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911, until his death, before Congress assembled, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, July 24, 1911; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda, Bradford County, Pa.