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JACOB E. WENK


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   Forest

Biography

12/13/1853 - 05/28/1922

WENK, Jacob E., a Representative from Forest County; born, December 13, 1853 in Tionesta, Forest County, Pa.; owner, editor and printer, Forest Republican (1879-1922); elected, Republican State Committee (2 years); elected, council, Tionesta; elected, school board, Tionesta; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 and 1897 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1899 term; elected, burgess, Tionesta; presidential appointee, census enumerator supervisor (1910); died, May 28, 1922 in Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverside Cemetery, Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania.