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JOHN D. BENTLEY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Erie

Biography

01/13/1840 - 04/28/1925

BENTLEY, John Dwight, a Representative from Erie County; born, January 13, 1840 in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, NY; captain, Company A, 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1863, Civil War); carpenter and joiner; grocery store proprietor; elected, city council, Corry (6 years); elected, school board, Corry; elected, mayor, Corry; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1889 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1891 term; reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1897 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1899 term; city assessor, Corry; died, April 28, 1925 in Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania.