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JONAS FRANKLIN MOYER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Democrat
1901-1902 Democrat
1903-1904 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh

Biography

06/02/1850 - 12/12/1928

MOYER, Jonas Franklin, a Representative from Lehigh County; born in Macungie, Lehigh County, Pa., June 2, 1850; B.Ed., Keystone State Normal School (now Kutztown University of Pennsylvania), 1877; M.Ed., Keystone State Normal School (now Kutztown University of Pennsylvania), 1879; farmer; grocery store clerk; teacher; bookkeeper, Catasauqua Flour Mills; insurance salesman; appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, Catasauqua (1894-1898); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1899 term and served 2 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1904 General election; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1922); cashier, Lehigh National Bank of Catasauqua; died, December 12, 1928 in Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.