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RICHARD BEDFORD, JR.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Democrat
1874 Democrat
1875 Democrat
 Counties   Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan

Biography

09/12/1812 - 01/31/1884

Clinton, Lycoming and Sullivan Counties (1874), Sullivan County (1875-1876)

BEDFORD, Richard, Jr., a Representative from Clinton, Lycoming and Sullivan Counties; born, September 12, 1812 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; farmer; Methodist minister; elected, superintendent of common schools, Sullivan County (1854-1857); elected, treasurer, Sullivan County (1855-1856); elected, associate judge, Sullivan County (1861-1870); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1874, 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; died, January 31, 1884 in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, Elkland, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.