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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1879-1880 Republican
1881-1882 Republican
1883-1884 Republican
1885-1886 Republican
 Counties   Somerset


05/30/1823 - 08/06/1901

COLBORN, Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Somerset County; born, May 30, 1823 in Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County, Pa.; sergeant, Company I, 3rd Regiment, Maryland Infantry (1861-1863, Civil War); major general, regiment organizer, Pennsylvania Militia (1863-1865, Civil War); farmer; school director, Turkeyfoot Township (6 years); constable, Turkeyfoot Township (1 year); attorney-at-law (1855-1901); appointed, notary public (1858-1878); surveyor, Somerset County (1867-1872); elected, burgess, Somerset (1867-1872); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1879, 1881, 1883, and 1885 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1887 term; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Harnedsville (1888); elected, District Attorney, Somerset County (1895-1899); died, August 6, 1901 in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; interred, Husband Cemetery, Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.