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Jacob Aaron Garber

Member From: 1920 - 1922

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  • Birth Date: January 25, 1879 Birth Place:Mount Crawford, Rockingham County, VA
  • Death Date: December 2, 1953
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Rockingham County Public Schools; Bridgewater College; Emerson College of Oratory, MA (1907)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Educator and Banker
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Mayor, Timberville
    Shenandoah Valley Canning Corporation (vice president)
    Spotswood Orchards, Inc. (president)
    Harrisonburg Chamber of Commerce and Shenandoah Valley, Inc. (director)
    Harrisonburg Kiwanis Club (former president)
    Rockingham County Sunday School Association (president)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Treasurer, Rockingham County (1924-1929)
    U.S. House of Representatives (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1931)
    Senate of Virginia (1945-1947)
    Principal of Brentsville Academy (1904-1905)
    Teacher, Wells' Memorial Institute (Boston, MA) in 1906-1907
    Secretary of Emerson College (1907-1908)
    Bank Cashier (1908-1924)
    Chief of the field and processing tax division of the Internal Revenue Service Office in Richmond (1931-1935)
    Delegate to Republican National Convention (1932)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1920 County of Rockingham; City of Harrisonburg Republican Claims
Moral and Social Welfare
Schools and Colleges

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