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Edward A Penniman


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1843 2 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1827 to 1849 co-editor and proprietor of the (Philadelphia) Spirit of the Times; regarded as a “workingman’s friend” during the 1840 Kensington anti-Railroad Riots. January 1846, Philadelphia Register of Wills. A Van Buren Democrat, and whip in 1841, battling defection of Improvement Democrats. Philadelphia Customs House during the Buckshot war, Dec. 1838.