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J. C. FINCHER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1875 Democrat
1876 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

1829 - 1911

FINCHER, Jonathan Cooper, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, 1829; publisher; editor, Hazelton Daily News; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); publisher and editor, Hazelton Anthracite Record; unsuccessful Labor Party candidate, Pennsylvania Governor (1875); publisher and editor, Hazelton Mountain Democrat; elected, chair, National Greenback Convention of Mauch Chunk (1878); lecturer; editor and publisher, Lehigh Region Record, Lehigh, Pa.; editor and publisher, Carbon Greenbacker; publisher and editor, Daily Journal, Breckenridge, Co.; died, 1911 in Denver, Denver County, Colorado; interred, Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado.