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William Peter Schell


Photo credit:

Governor’s Album 1878, PSA

 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1857 19 Democrat
1859 19 Democrat
 Counties   Bedford, Huntingdon, Somerset

Biography

1822 - 1908

Born February 18, 1822, Schellsburg; died November 15, 1908; interred in Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Pennsylvania; wife: Maria Ann Otto; parents the Hon. Peter and Eleanor (Statler) Schell.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1853;  candidate for Congress 1860.