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Robert Bryarly Gordon (August 6, 1855 – January 3, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Robert Bryarly Gordon
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903
Preceded byGeorge A. Marshall
Succeeded byHarvey C. Garber
22nd Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
In office
1913–1919
Preceded byCharles F. Riddell
Succeeded byJoseph G. Rogers
Personal details
Born(1855-08-06)August 6, 1855
St. Marys, Ohio
DiedJanuary 3, 1923(1923-01-03) (aged 67)
Washington, D.C.
Resting placeElm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic

Born at St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, Gordon attended the public schools. He served as Postmaster of St. Marys from 1885 to 1889, as auditor of Auglaize County from 1890 to 1896, and served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896.

Gordon was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903). He later engaged in the flour and grain business at St. Marys, Ohio. He served as superintendent of the document room of the House of Representatives from 1911 to 1913, and as Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives from 1913 to 1919. He died in Washington, D.C., and is interred in Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, Ohio.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Robert B. Gordon (id: G000314)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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