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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.



Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
 Counties   Cumberland


09/08/1832 - 03/12/1931

SPANGLER, Benjamin Keller, a Representative from Cumberland County; born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., September 8, 1832; private, Company A, 130th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862, Civil War); house painter; cigar manufacturer; election inspector; elected, council, Carlisle (3 years); customs inspector; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1897 term; clerk, Office of the State Fire Marshall (10 years); died, March 12, 1931 in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Old Public Graveyard, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.