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Fred Ewing Lewis (February 8, 1865–June 27, 1949) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Fred Ewing Lewis was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He attended the Collegiate and Commercial Institute in New Haven, Connecticut, and Muhlenberg College in Allentown. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1888 and commenced practice of his profession in Allentown. He served as Mayor of Allentown in 1896 and 1902. He organized and was president of the Merchants’ National Bank and was president of the Dime Savings & Trust Co. in Allentown.

Lewis was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress. After his time in Congress, he resumed the practice of his profession and also engaged in banking. He again served as Mayor of Allentown from 1932 to 1936. He died in Allentown. His interment is in Union-West End Cemetery.


Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's At-large congressional district

1913-1915 alongside:
Anderson H. Walters, John M. Morin, Arthur R. Rupley
Succeeded by
Thomas S. Crago, John R.K. Scott, Daniel F. Lafean, Mahlon M. Garland


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