Edward C. Kehr

Edward Charles Kehr ( born November 5, 1837 in St. Louis, Missouri, † April 20, 1918 ) was an American politician. Between 1875 and 1877 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward sweeping enjoyed an academic education. After a subsequent law degree in 1858 and its recent approval as a lawyer in St. Louis, he began to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In the congressional elections of 1874 he was the first electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Edwin O. Stanard on March 4, 1875. Since he has not been confirmed in 1876, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1877.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Edward sweeping practiced as a lawyer again. Politically, he is no more have appeared. He died on April 20, 1918 in St. Louis.