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M. EDGAR KING


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1878 Republican
 Counties   Blair

Biography

03/14/1838 - 01/11/1900

KING, M. Edgar, a Representative from Blair County; born, March 14, 1838 in Duncannon, Perry County, Pa.; attended, New Bloomfield Academy; lawyer (1859-1900); publisher, Fulton County Republican and Blair County Whig; editor and publisher, Blair County Radical; transcribing clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1866); doorkeeper, Pennsylvania Senate (1867); assistant United States Marshall (1870); assistant assessor, United States Treasury Department (1872-1873); storekeeper-gauger, United States Treasury Department (1877); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in a Special Election, November 6, 1877 to serve the remaining 1877 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1878); watchman, Capitol grounds, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Department of General Services; died, January 11, 1900 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.