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JOHN H. WETZEL


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Democrat
1903-1904 Democrat
 Counties   Centre

Biography

05/14/1856 - 10/30/1915

WETZEL, John Henry, a Representative from Centre County; born in Cedarville, Stephenson County, Il., May 14, 1856; graduated, Bellefonte Academy; graduated, Penn Hall Academy; graduated Franklin and Marshall College; graduated, College of Northern Illinois; graduated, Law Department of the University of Iowa; attorney; surveyor and engineer; city engineer, Bellefonte; engineer, Centre County; surveyor, United States Geological Survey in Pennsylvania; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1898; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900); reelected to the House in the 1902 General election; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1904); died, October 30, 1915 in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania.