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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1883-1884 Democrat
 Counties   Schuylkill


04/29/1853 - 01/11/1914

HUMMEL, Edward, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born April 29, 1853 in Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, Pa.; attended, Palatinate College, Myerstown; teacher (1860-1881); elected, constable, Pine Grove Township (1875-1876); elected, justice of the peace, Pine Grove Township (1876-1891); appointed, census enumerator, Pine Grove (1880); surveyor (1881-1891); founder, Farmers’ Mutual Aid Association of Pine Grove; secretary, Washington Mutual Aid Society; unsuccessful campaign, clerk of the court, Pine Grove Township (1881); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1884); engaged, mercantile business (1884-1893); school director, Pine Grove; proprietor, Eagle Hotel, Pine Grove; unsuccessful campaign, register, Schuylkill County (1893); proprietor, Central Hotel, Pine Grove; unsuccessful campaign, clerk of courts, Schuylkill County (1902); appointed, chief clerk to the commissioners, Schuylkill County (1906-1908); insurance agent, Capitol Fire Insurance Company of New Hampshire; notary public, Pine Grove; unsuccessful campaign, tax collector, Pine Grove (1913); died, January 11, 1914 in Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.