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JACOB ZIEGLER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1848 Democrat
1883-1884 Democrat
 Counties   Butler

Biography

09/19/1813 - 05/19/1888

ZIEGLER, Jacob, a Representative from Butler County; born, September 19, 1813 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa.; apprentice and journeyman, newspaper industry; editor, publisher and owner, Butler Democratic Herald (1842-1848, 1851-1855, 1867-1888) clerk to the commissioners, Butler County (1835); elected, prothonotary, Butler County; assistant clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1844-1847); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1848 and served 1 term; assistant chief clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1857) chief clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1858-1860, 1863); chief clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1861-1862); elected, burgess, Butler; elected, council, city of Butler; reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1884); died, May 19, 1888 in the city of Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Side Cemetery, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.