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PERRY WANNEMACHER


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

06/17/1838 - 08/31/1895

WANNEMACHER, Perry, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, June 17, 1838 in Lynn Township, Lehigh County, Pa.; attended, Union Seminary; farmer; teacher; superintendent, Carbon & Thomas Iron Company; proprietor, Wannemacher & Company’s Boot and Shoe Store (1886-1892); engaged, coal and lumber businesses (1893-1894); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; died while in office, August 31, 1895 in Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union-West End Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.