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Verus Hope Metzger


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Portrait: from composite, Courtesy Lycoming County Bar Association

 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1887 24 Democrat
1889 24 Democrat
 Counties   Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Sullivan

Biography

1859 - 1891

Verus Metzger was born in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, 1859, the son of the Hon. John J. (Johann Jacob) and Endetta Metzger, originally of Wuerttenberg, Germany; educated in public schools, Dickinson Seminary, and graduated form Gettysburg College in 1878.  He studied law with his father and was admitted to the county bar in April 1881; district attorney 1883-1886; elected to state Senate, 1887-1890; member of Co. G, 12th Regt., Pennsylvania National Guard; married Lulu Condradi of Bethlehem, Pa.  Verus Died on May 28, 1891.
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