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BISHOP WORTH JENNINGS


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   Sullivan

Biography

05/04/1862 - 10/20/1906

JENNINGS, Bishop Worth, a Representative from Sullivan County; born in West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pa., May 4, 1862; graduated, Wyoming Seminary, Pa.; graduated, Bloomsburg Literary Institute and Normal School (now Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania); mill owner; proprietor, clothespin, dowel and broom-handle factory; proprietor, general store; appointed, postmaster, United States Postal Service, Lopez (1887-1889, 1900-1905); school director, Colley (1890-1896); justice of the peace; director, First National Bank at Tunkhannock; president, First National Bank at Dushore; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); died, October 20, 1906 in Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia; interred, Vaughn Cemetery, Mehoopany, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.