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ELLIOT P. KISNER


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"Elliot P. Kisner Was Among the First Born in Hazelton."  Standard-Sentinel [Henry Walser & Geo. T. Kirkendall] 11 Jan 1956, 10.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1873 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

08/01/1845 - 03/22/1911

KISNER, Elliot P., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, August 1, 1845 in Hazelton, Luzerne County, Pa.; graduated, Hamilton College, 1867; studied law, Columbia University, 1867-1868; graduated, University of Pennsylvania, 1869; lawyer (1870-1911); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1873 term, not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; elected, solicitor, Hazelton (1887); elected, chair, Democratic State Committee (1888); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Hazelton (1894-1895); elected, council president, Hazelton; elected, director, Hazelton School Board; president, Hazelton Board of Trade; director, Hazelton United Charities; elected, president, Hazelton Savings Bank; president, Hazelton National Bank; philanthropist; died, March 22, 1911 in West Hazelton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mountain View Cemetery, West Hazelton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.