Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Moon, Reuben Osborne

Moon, Reuben Osborne, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Jobstown, Burlington County, N.J., July 22, 1847; attended the common schools, and was graduated from the National School of Oratory, in Philadelphia, in 1874; professor in the National School of Oratory; engaged in lecturing; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice in Philadelphia; one of the founders and president of the Columbia Club; a member of the Lawyers’ Club and of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert H. Foerderer; reelected to the Fifty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from November 2, 1903, to March 3, 1913; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912; continued the practice of law until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., on October 25, 1919; interment in West Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Moon, Reuben Osborne," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1579 Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49DW99A2161TN2Y.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Moon, Reuben Osborne." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1579, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49DW99A2161TN2Y.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Moon, Reuben Osborne' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1579. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49DW99A2161TN2Y.