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WALTER H. PARCELS


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
1883-1884 Democrat
1895-1896 Democrat
 Counties   Mifflin

Biography

03/23/1848 - 02/01/1920

PARCELS, Dr. Walter H., a Representative from Mifflin County; born, March 23, 1848 in Allegany County, NY; graduated, Oberlin College; served, Company D, 50th Regiment, New York Engineers (1864-1865, Civil War); physician; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1882 and 1894; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884, 1896); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1896); died, February 1, 1920 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Church Hill Cemetery, Reedville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.