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WILLIAM P. SCHELL


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1852 Democrat
1853 Speaker Democrat
1877 Democrat
1878 Democrat
 Counties   Bedford, Cambria, Fulton

Biography

02/18/1822 - 11/15/1908

Bedford, Cambria and Fulton Counties (1852-1853), Bedford County (1877-1878)
 
SCHELL, William Peter, a Representative from Bedford, Cambria and Fulton Counties; born, February 18, 1822 in Schellsburg, Bedford County, Pa.; attended, Marshall College (Franklin & Marshall College); attorney-at-law; elected, District Attorney, Fulton County (1851); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1852 and 1853 terms; elected, Speaker (1853); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1858-1860); reelected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1877 and 1878 terms; resigned from the House, May 3, 1878; elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1878-1880); died, November 15, 1908 in the borough of Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
 
Bibliography
 
Schell, William P.  The Annals of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.  Bedford: Gazette Pub. Co., 1907.