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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1872 Republican
 Counties   Lebanon


03/27/1818 - 04/15/1875

ELY, Anthony Shorb, a Representative from Lebanon County; born, March 27, 1818 in the city of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa.; first lieutenant, Company A, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1862, Civil War); lawyer; deputy prothonotary, Lebanon County (1846-1848); elected, clerk of the Quarter Sessions and Orphan’s Court, Lebanon County (1848-1850); deputy sheriff, Lebanon County (1854-1858); elected, justice of the peace, (1855-1875); conveyancer; gubernatorial appointee, revenue commissioner, Lebanon and Dauphin Counties (1860); appointed, United States Marshall and deputy collector of internal revenue, Lebanon and Schuylkill Counties (1861-1867); elected, jury commissioner, Lebanon County (1867-1870); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1871; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1872); elected, school director, city of Lebanon (1873-1875); died, April 15, 1875 in the city of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.