Edward C. Kehr

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Edward Charles Kehr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Preceded byEdwin O. Stanard
Succeeded byAnthony F. Ittner
Personal details
BornNovember 5, 1837
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
DiedApril 20, 1918 (aged 80)
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Political partyDemocratic
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer

Edward Charles Kehr (November 5, 1837 – April 20, 1918) was an American politician and lawyer from Missouri.


He was born on November 5, 1837, in St. Louis, Missouri. Kehr pursued an academic course, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1858, commencing practice in St. Louis. He was elected a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives in 1874, serving from 1875 to 1877, being unsuccessful for reelection in 1878. Afterwards, Kehr resumed practicing law in St. Louis, Missouri until his death there on April 20, 1918. He was cremated at the Missouri Crematory and his ashes were deposited in Hillcrest Abbey Crematory and Mausoleum in St. Louis.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Edward C. Kehr (id: K000047)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Edward C. Kehr at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Succeeded by