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Jacob Samils Haldeman


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1853 12 Democratic-Republican
1855 12 Democratic-Republican
 Counties   York

Biography

1823 - 1889

Born Oct. 13, 1823; Lancaster, Pennsylvania, son of Jacob Miller and Eliza Ewing, Jacob Haldeman was a farmer, banker-financier; Democrat in state House of Representatives, 1850-1851; state senator, 1853-55; moved to New Cumberland Pa. and joined Republican Party abt. 1858; member, 1860 Republican National Convention; selected by President Lincoln as “minister resident of the United States at Stockholm,” 1861; owned farm in Fairview Township, York County.  He relocated to Harrisburg by 1880, where he died in November 1889, interred in Harrisburg Cemetery with his wife, Caroline Hummel Haldeman.