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JOHN SCHWARTZ


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Democrat
1887-1888 Democrat
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

06/05/1840 - 01/09/1930

SCHWARTZ, John, a Representative from Bucks County; born, June 5, 1840 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Union Seminary, New Berlin, Pa; private, Company A,  57th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); school teacher; engaged, mercantile business; engaged, lumber wholesale and manufacturing; elected, justice of the peace, Perkasie (2 terms); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1884 and 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Perkasie (1893-1897); organized, Perkasie Building and Loan Association; died, January 9, 1930 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, East Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.