Hon. John Roland Kinzer

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Hon. John Roland Kinzer

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Birthplace: East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 25, 1955 (81)
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Son of Theodore A. Kinzer and Mary G. Kinzer
Brother of Horace C Kinzer; Edwin Kinzer; Theodore C. Kinzer; Elizabeth C. Kinzer and George H. Kinzer

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About Hon. John Roland Kinzer

John Roland Kinzer (March 28, 1874 – July 25, 1955) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

J. Roland Kinzer was born on a farm near Terre Hill, Pennsylvania in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1896. He served as county solicitor of Lancaster County from 1912–1923, and as a delegate to the 1928 Republican National Convention. He was elected as a Republican to the seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William W. Griest. He was reelected to the seventy-second Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1946. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Roland_Kinzer


US Congressman. Born on a farm near Terre Hill in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1896. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1900 and practiced law in Lancaster. After serving as county solicitor of Lancaster County from 1912 to 1923, and as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1928, he was elected as a Republican to represent first Pennsylvania's 10th, then 9th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman William W. Griest. He served from 1930 to 1947, and resumed his law career once leaving Congress after seventeen years.

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  • Residence: 1880 - Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1900 - ED 44 Lancaster city Ward 2, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Residence: 1910 - Lancaster Ward 2, , Pennsylvania
  • Residence: 1930 - Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Hon. John Roland Kinzer's Timeline

1874
March 28, 1874
East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1955
July 25, 1955
Age 81
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
July 25, 1955
Age 81
Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States