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ANDREW JACKSON HERR


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Sessions

Session Position District Party
1868 Republican
1869 Republican
 Counties   Dauphin

Biography

12/31/1828 - 03/16/1894

HERR, Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Dauphin County, born, December 31, 1828 in Greencastle, Franklin County, Pa; graduated, Philadelphia High School; author; contributor, Saturday Evening Post; lawyer (1850-1894); elected, District Attorney, Dauphin County (1856-1865); elected, solicitor, Dauphin County (1866); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1867 and 1868; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1869); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1874-1884); elected, President Pro Tempore (1879-1880); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Senate (1884); died, March 16, 1894 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

 

 

Bibliography

Herr, Andrew Jackson.  Fanny Roberteen, or, The Chain of Destiny: A Romance.  Boston: Gleeson, 1847.

Herr, Andrew Jackson.  Maid of the Valley, or, The Brother’s Revenge: A Tale of the Revolution.  New York: W.H. Graham, 1847.

Herr, Andrew Jackson.  In Memoriam: Decoration Day.  n.p., 1882.