Alfred C. Harmer

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Alfred C. Harmer

Alfred Crout Harmer (August 8, 1825 - March 6, 1900) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Alfred C. Harmer was born in Germantown section of Philadelphia. Began work as a shoe manufacturer. He became a member of the Philadelphia City Council, serving from 1856–1860 and then a recorder of deeds for Philadelphia 1860-1863. He was a delegate to the 1868 Republican National Convention.

He was elected as a Republican in 1870 for and served two terms. He was defeated in 1874, but he was elected again in 1876. He served until his death in 1900, and was interred in West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.[1]

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Caleb N. Taylor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

1871-1875
Succeeded by
John Robbins
Preceded by
John Robbins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

1877-1900
Succeeded by
Edward de Veaux Morrell