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JOHN H. PASCOE


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
 Counties   Lehigh

Biography

08/25/1851 - 10/10/1902

PASCOE, John Henry, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, August 25, 1851 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pa.; attended, Freeland Seminary (now Ursinus College); drug store clerk, F. Phreaner & Detwiler, Philadelphia; construction foreman, Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; contractor, Geissinger Quarry Company; contractor, Kemmerer Quarry Company; president, Blue Ridge Powder Company; president, Mahoning Foundry Facing Mills; elected, council, Allentown (1885-1890); partner, Pascoe & Crilly, pavers (1890-1902); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1896); executive committee member, Mauch Chunk, Slatington & Allentown Railway Company (1901-1902); died, October 10, 1902 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.