Frank Eckels Beltzhoover

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Frank Eckels Beltzhoover
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th district
In office
1891–1895
Preceded by Levi Maish
Succeeded by James A. Stahle
In office
1879–1883
Preceded by Levi Maish
Succeeded by William A. Duncan
Personal details
Born (1841-11-06)November 6, 1841
Silver Spring Township, Pennsylvania
Died June 2, 1923(1923-06-02) (aged 81)
Political party Democratic

Frank Eckels Beltzhoover (November 6, 1841 – June 2, 1923) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Frank E. Beltzhoover was born in Silver Spring Township, Pennsylvania. He attended Big Spring Academy in Newville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg in 1862. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1864 and commenced practice in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He served as chairman of the Democratic committee of Cumberland County in 1868 and 1873. He was district attorney from 1874 to 1877. He was a delegate to the 1876 Democratic National Convention.

Beltzhoover was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1882. He was again elected to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on War Claims during the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1894.

He resumed the practice of law in Carlisle until 1910, when he moved to Los Angeles, California. He lived in retirement until his death on in 1923. Interment in Ashland Cemetery in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Levi Maish
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district

1879 - 1883
Succeeded by
William A. Duncan
Preceded by
Levi Maish
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district

1891 - 1895
Succeeded by
James A. Stahle