Curtis Hussey Gregg

  (Redirected from Curtis H. Gregg)

Curtis H. Gregg (August 9, 1865 – January 18, 1933) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Curtis H. Gregg
CurtisHusseyGregg.jpg
Harris & Ewing photo, circa 1911
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd district
In office
March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913
Preceded byGeorge Franklin Huff
Succeeded byAbraham Lincoln Keister
Personal details
Born(1865-08-09)August 9, 1865
Adamsburg, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 18, 1933(1933-01-18) (aged 67)
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic

BiographyEdit

Curtis H. Gregg was born in Adamsburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Greensburg Seminary in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He was engaged in teaching and worked as associate editor of the Greensburg Evening Press from 1883 to 1887.

He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1888, and commenced practice in Greensburg. He served as district attorney of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1891. He was a member of the school board of Greensburg from 1892 to 1896. He was a delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1892, 1894, and 1896, and served as chairman of the Democratic county committee from 1896 to 1913.

He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1900 for election to the Fifty-seventh Congress and in 1904 for election to the Pennsylvania State Senate. He was a member of the council of the borough of Greensburg from 1901 to 1905. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1908, 1928, and 1932.

Gregg was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912. He became reengaged in the practice of law at Greensburg, until his death there in 1933, aged 67; he was interred in St. Clair Cemetery.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Curtis H. Gregg (id: G000443)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Curtis Hussey Gregg at The Political Graveyard
  • Curtis Hussey Gregg at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George F. Huff
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

1911–1913
Succeeded by
Abraham L. Keister