George F. Brumm

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George Franklin Brumm
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
In office
1929–1934
Preceded by Cyrus M. Palmer
Succeeded by James H. Gildea
In office
1923–1927
Preceded by Fred B. Gernerd
Succeeded by Cyrus M. Palmer
Personal details
Born (1880-01-24)January 24, 1880
Minersville, Pennsylvania
Died May 29, 1934(1934-05-29) (aged 54)
Political party Republican

George Franklin Brumm (January 24, 1880 – May 29, 1934) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George F. Brumm was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania. His father was Congressman Charles N. Brumm. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1901, and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1907. He served in the Pennsylvania Engineers on the Mexican border in 1916. He was the election commissioner for Texas in 1918 to take the vote of servicemen at cantonments, and an attorney for the conscription board during World War I. He was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for the nomination to Congress in 1918 and 1920.

Brumm was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the succeeding Congress. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy during the Sixty-ninth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1926. He was again elected to the Seventy-first and to the two succeeding Congresses. He died in office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was buried in Charles Baber Cemetery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Fred B. Gernerd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

1923–1927
Succeeded by
Cyrus M. Palmer
Preceded by
Cyrus M. Palmer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

1929–1934
Succeeded by
James H. Gildea