J. Roland Kinzer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byCharles L. Gerlach
Succeeded byPaul B. Dague
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th district
In office
January 28, 1930 – January 3, 1945
Preceded byWilliam Walton Griest
Succeeded byJohn W. Murphy
Personal details
Born(1874-03-28)March 28, 1874
Terre Hill, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 25, 1955(1955-07-25) (aged 81)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Alma materFranklin & Marshall College

John Roland Kinzer (March 28, 1874 – July 25, 1955) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


J. Roland Kinzer was born on a farm near Terre Hill, Pennsylvania in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1896. He served as county solicitor of Lancaster County from 1912–1923, and as a delegate to the 1928 Republican National Convention. He was elected as a Republican to the seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William W. Griest. He was reelected to the seventy-second Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1946.


  • United States Congress. "J. Roland Kinzer (id: K000231)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William W. Griest
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
John W. Murphy
Preceded by
Charles L. Gerlach
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
Paul B. Dague