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ANDREW J. PALM


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Democrat
1901-1902 Democrat
 Counties   Crawford

Biography

06/21/1848 - 01/05/1934

PALM, Andrew J., a Representative from Crawford County; born, June 21, 1848 in Sheakleyville, Mercer County, Pa.; graduated, Northwest State Normal School (now Edinboro University of Pennsylvania), 1871; principal, New Lebanon Academy (3 years); principal, Middlesex, Pa. (3 years); elected, school superintendent, Mercer County (6 years); editor, Mercer Press (7 years); editor, Educational Review of Pittsburgh; founder, “The American Journal of Politics” (1892); editor, Meadville Messenger (1894-1897); lecturer; elected, board of education, Meadville; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1898 and 1900; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1902 General election; unsuccessful campaign, State Treasurer (1902); appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, Meadville (1915-1921); died, January 5, 1934 in Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
 
Bibliography:
 
Palm, Andrew J. The Death Penalty: A Consideration of the Objections to Capital Punishment, with a Chapter on War. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1891.
 
Palm, Andrew J. The League of Nations: Reasons Why the United States Should Join Other Nations to Bring Universal Peace and Avoid the Wickedness and Expense of War. Meadville, PA: League of Nations, 1924.