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George P Darrow

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Preceded by  Ira W. Drew
Education  Alfred University
Succeeded by  Ira W. Drew
Role  U.S. representative

Preceded by  Thomas S. Butler
Name  George Darrow
Succeeded by  Hugh Scott
Succeeded by  George Austin Welsh
Party  Republican Party
Died  June 7, 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Preceded by  James Washington Logue

George Potter Darrow (February 4, 1859 – June 7, 1943) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George Darrow was born in Waterford, Connecticut. He graduated from Alfred University in Alfred, NY in 1880. He moved to Philadelphia, PA in 1888 and engaged in banking, in the manufacture of paints, and in the insurance business. He was president of the Twenty-second Sectional School Board of Philadelphia 1906-1909, and a member of the Philadelphia Common Council 1910-1915.

He was elected to Congress as a Republican in 1914 to the 64th Congress and served until he was succeeded January 3, 1937. He had been an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936. He was elected to the 67th Congress and served from January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1940. He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is buried there at Ivy Hill Cemetery.

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