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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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"Turned on the Gas and Ended His Life."  The Times  [Frank McLaughlin] 15 Dec. 1900, 1.



Session Position District Party
1868 Republican
1870 Republican
1871 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster


11/14/1840 - 12/14/1900

REINOEHL, Adam Cyrus, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, November 14, 1840 in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa. graduated, Franklin and Marshall College, 1861; brevet major, 76th Regiment, “Keystone Zouaves,” Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865, Civil War); teacher; read law under O.J. Dickey; attorney (1867-1900); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1867, 1869, and 1870; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1868, 1871); deputy secretary of the Commonwealth (1872); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1880); unsuccessful campaign, District Attorney, Lancaster County (1883, 1886); elected, District Attorney, Lancaster County (1889-1892); member, Soldiers’ Orphans School Commission; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Lancaster (1900); died, December 14, 1900 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.