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AUGUSTUS CHRISTIAN SCHRINK


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   Schuylkill

Biography

05/01/1856 - 09/20/1918

SCHRINK, Augustus Christian, “Gus,” a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, May 1, 1856 in Newark, Essex County, NJ; engaged, printing business; supervisor, Pottsville Benevolent Association; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1898); elected, school director, Pottsville (1895-1901); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Pottsville (1899-1909); appointed, sergeant-at-arms, Republican National Convention (1900, 1908); died, September 20, 1918 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.