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ROBERT McCAY FOSTER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1897-1898 Democrat
1899-1900 Democrat
 Counties   Centre

Biography

11/14/1860 - 02/08/1934

FOSTER, Robert McCay, a Representative from Centre County; born, November 14, 1860 in State College, Centre County, Pa.; graduated, Pennsylvania State College (University), 1883; bookkeeper, Smith, Foster, & Co. of Philadelphia; engaged, mercantile and real estate business, State College; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1896 and 1898; member, Solders’ Orphans’ School Commission (1897-1899); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900, 1912); elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1904, 1912); elected, council, State College; postmaster, United States Postal Service, State College (1914-1922); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1924); died, February 8, 1934 in State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania; interred, Spring Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania.