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HENRY S. FUNK


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

12/23/1844 - 01/03/1937

FUNK, Henry Schleiffer, a Representative from Bucks County; born, December 23, 1844 in Springtown, Bucks County, Pa.; proprietor of saw and flouring mills; farmer; justice of the peace; appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, Springtown (1884-1885, 1889-1893); founder and publisher, Springtown Times (1885-1915); established, Globe Mutual Live Stock Insurance Company (1887); secretary and director, Quakertown and Eastern Railroad Company; president, Keystone Manufacturing Company; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); president, Franklin Telephone Company; director, Quakertown Trust Company; died, January 1, 1937 in Springfield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Springtown Cemetery, Springtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.