George Adams Post

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George Adams Post
George Adams Post.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded by Cornelius C. Jadwin
Succeeded by Frank C. Bunnell
Personal details
Born (1854-09-01)September 1, 1854
Cuba, New York
Died October 31, 1925(1925-10-31) (aged 71)
Somerville, New Jersey
Political party Democratic
Residence Susquehanna Depot, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Oswego Academy

George Adams Post (September 1, 1854 – October 31, 1925) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Early life[edit]

George Adams Post was born in Cuba, New York. He pursued an academic course at Oswego Academy. He moved to Susquehanna Depot, Pennsylvania. He was secretary of the motive power department of the Erie Railway. He was elected burgess in February 1877 and served one year. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Montrose, Pennsylvania. He was one of the owners and editors of the Montrose Democrat from 1883 to 1889.

Career[edit]

Post was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress. He was a delegate to the 1884 Democratic National Convention. He served as chairman of the Democratic State convention in 1885. He moved to New York City in 1889, and engaged as a writer for the New York World. He was engaged in the manufacture of railway equipment in 1892 and served as vice president and later president of the Standard Coupler Company. He was the founder and president of the Railway Business Association, and served as chairman of the railroad committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce. He died in Somerville, New Jersey, in 1925. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery in Oswego, New York.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Cornelius C. Jadwin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

1883 - 1885
Succeeded by
Frank C. Bunnell