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WILTON MONROE LINDSEY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1877 Republican
1878 Republican
 Counties   Warren

Biography

06/08/1841 - 05/05/1915

LINDSEY, Wilton Monroe, a Representative from Warren County; born, June 8, 1841 in Pine Grove Township, Warren County, Pa.; attended, Randolph Academy, NY; attended, Northwest State Normal School (now Edinboro University of Pennsylavnia); corporal, Company F, 145th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); teacher; superintendent, public schools, Warren County (1865-1871); attorney-at-law (1872-1898); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1877 and 1878 terms; appointed, chair, Committee to Investigate the Railroad Riots (1877); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1879 term; president judge, 37th Judicial District of Pennsylvania (1898-1909); president, Warren Trust Company; director, Warren Savings Bank; died, May 5, 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland; interred, Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania.