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JOHN EMERY PARSONS


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"John Emery Parsons, Sr., 1837-1914."  www.Ancestry.com

 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1870 Republican
1871 Republican
 Counties   Dauphin

Biography

12/23/1837 - 07/18/1914

PARSONS, John Emery, Sr., a Representative from Dauphin County, born on Duncan Island, Dauphin County, Pa., December 23, 1837; captain and assistant adjutant general, 149th Regiment, “Bucktails,” Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); lieutenant colonel, 187th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); civil engineer; banker; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1869 and 1870; engaged, insurance and real estate business; died, July 18, 1914 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; interred, Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.