Andrew Jackson Barchfeld
|Andrew Jackson Barchfeld|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 32nd district
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1917
|Preceded by||James W. Brown|
|Succeeded by||Guy E. Campbell|
May 18, 1863|
January 28, 1922 (aged 58)|
Barchfeld was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to German immigrants from Prussia. He attended Pittsburgh Central High School and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1884. He was a physician, hospital executive, and member of the common council of Pittsburgh from 1886-1887. He was a member of the Republican State committee. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to Congress in 1902.
Barchfeld was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916. He was a delegate to the peace congress at Brussels in 1905. He was a member of the commission to the Philippine Islands in 1910, and a member of the Panama Canal Commission in 1912. He died on January 28, 1922, in the Knickerbocker Theater disaster in Washington, D.C. Interment was in South Side Cemetery in Pittsburgh.
- United States Congress. "Andrew J. Barchfield (id: B000133)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
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James W. Brown
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 32nd congressional district
Guy E. Campbell
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