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Manuscript Group 348
MARTIN G. BRUMBAUGH PAPERS
1879-1919
1.5 cubic feet


Born near Marklesburg, Pennsylvania on April 14, 1862, Martin Grove Brumbaugh served as Republican Governor of Pennsylvania from 1915 to 1919. Brumbaugh authored a number of pedagogical works and religious histories including A History of the German Baptist Brethren in Europe and America (1899). A graduate of Juniata College, he served as Superintendent of Schools for Huntingdon County, 1884-1890; was appointed first Commissioner of Education in Puerto Rico from 1900-1902; served as President of Juniata College in 1895 and 1926 and as Superintendent of Public Schools of Philadelphia, 1906-1915. He was a member of the National Educational Association, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania German Society and the Dauphin County Historical Society.



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