02/12/1873 - 12/21/1951

HEMMINGER, Dr. Charles John, a Representative from Somerset County; born, February 12, 1873 in Lavansville, Somerset County, Pa.; attended, Classical Institute, Mt. Pleasant, Pa.; M.D., Eclectic Medical Institute of Cincinnati (1897); teacher (5 years); physician; president, Farmers’ & Merchants’ National Bank of Rockwood; school director, Rockwood (8 years); elected, council, Rockwood (4 years); treasurer, Somerset Bank Stock and Finance Company;  elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1912; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1914); school board member, Somerset (12 years); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1930); president, National Eclectic Medical Association (1 term); appointed, Pennsylvania State Board of Medical Education and Licensure (4 terms); died, December 21, 1951 in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; interred, Rockwood IOOF Cemetery, Rockwood, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

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