03/14/1896 - 09/01/1972

GARTNER, Fred Christian, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 14, 1896 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Central High School; graduated, Brown Preparatory School; graduated, Temple University Law School, 1920; yeoman, United States Naval Reserve (1918-1919, World War I); bartender; attorney; appointed, Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission (1928-1932); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1933 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1935 term; elected, United States Congress (1939-1941); board chair, Hol-Gar Manufacturing Corporation of Pennsylvania; died, September 1, 1972 in Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey; interred, Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 

Congressional Biography

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Fred C. Gartner went on to serve in congress

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