Albert Gallatin Egbert

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Albert G. Egbert
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 27th district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by See below
Succeeded by Lewis Findlay Watson
Personal details
Born (1828-04-13)April 13, 1828
Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
Died March 28, 1896(1896-03-28) (aged 67)
Franklin, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic

Albert Gallatin Egbert (April 13, 1828 – March 28, 1896) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Albert G. Egbert was born near Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and Grand River Institute in Austinburg, Ohio. He was graduated from the medical department of the Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1856 and commenced the practice of medicine in Clintonville, Pennsylvania. He moved to Cherrytree, Pennsylvania, and practiced his profession until 1861, when he retired in order to devote his entire time to the production of oil and to agricultural pursuits. During the American Civil War, he served as a volunteer surgeon.

Egbert was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Mileage during this Congress. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1876. He resumed his former business pursuits, and died in Franklin, Pennsylvania. Interment in Franklin Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
At-large on a general ticket:
Charles Albright,
Glenni W. Scofield,
Lemuel Todd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district

1875–1877
Succeeded by
Lewis F. Watson