Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1917-1918 Representative Republican
1919-1920 Representative Republican
1921-1922 Representative Republican
1923-1924 Representative Republican
Counties Philadelphia

Biography

12/23/1891 - 12/30/1946


GOLDER, Benjamin Martin, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, December 23, 1891 in Alliance, Cumberland County, NJ; graduated, Central Manual Training High School, 1909; graduated, University of Pennsylvania, 1913; ensign, United States Naval Reserve Flying Corps (1918, World War I); lieutenant colonel, United States Army (1943-1945, World War II); lawyer (1914-1946); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1916, 1918, 1920, and 1922; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1924); elected, United States Congress (1925-1933); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1932, 1940); banker; died, December 30, 1946 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Sinai Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

 

Congressional Biography

After 4 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Benjamin Martin Golder went on to serve in congress