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JOHN U. SHAFFER, SR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Democrat
1889-1890 Democrat
 Counties   Clinton

Biography

03/27/1843 - 08/08/1902

SHAFFER, John Upton, Sr., a Representative from Clinton County; born, March 27, 1843 in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pa.; co-printer, Fulton Democrat (1862); employed, New York World (1865); co-owner and editor, Hanover Citizen (1866); employed, Baltimore Gazette (1867-1868); local editor and business manager, Clinton Republican (1869-1870); established, owner, editor and publisher Renovo Record (1871-1902); clerk, council, Renovo (14 years); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1886 and 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); died, August 8, 1902 in Renovo, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.