Member Biography

Herman Eberhardt Baumer 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1925-1926       35 Democrat
1927-1928       35 Democrat
1929-1930       35 Democrat
1931-1932       35 Democrat
1933-1934       35 Democrat
1935-1936       35 Democrat

COUNTIES: Cambria  


04/10/1873 - 10/02/1952

Herman Eberhardt Baumer, Jr. (D35) Cambria County 1925-1936

Early Life:

Herman Eberhardt Baumer, Jr., born April 10, 1873, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; son of Herman Sr. and Anna Catherine Metzger Baumer; married, Anna R. Dibert, 1903, children, Herman Dibert Baumer, Scott Dibert Baumer, Franklin Levan Baumer; Phillips Exeter Academy; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; admitted, Cambria Bar; engaged, manufacturing; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1925-1936; died, October 2, 1952, Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; interment, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.  

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Vice president, Title Trust and Guarantee Company; trustee, Johnstown Savings Bank; member, Saint Paul’s Reformed Church; member, Free and Accepted Masons.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 35th district, Cambria County, 1925-1936; committee assignments, Banks and Building and Loan Associations, Canals and Inland Navigation, Congressional Apportionment, Education, Exposition Affairs, Forestry, Game and Fisheries, Public Health and Sanitation, Public Road and Highways, Public Supply of Light, Heat and Water.    


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members B"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1925-1926). Whitmore, R.E., (Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 921, 927, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 947.

Herman Erhart Baumer (1873-1952) - Find a Grave Memorial