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SAMUEL F. BOSSARD


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1868 Democrat
1869 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

06/05/1829 - 02/08/1907

BOSSARD, Samuel F., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, June 5, 1829 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pa.; captain, Company I, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Voluntary Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); captain, expeditionary corps, United States Army (1862-1865, Civil War); apprentice, carriage builder; fire stoker, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company; hotel keeper, Orwigsburg (1844-1850), Pittston Hotel (1850-1852), Butler House (1852-1854); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1868 and 1869 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1870 term; liquor merchant; director, E. H. Hunt and Company, screen works (1871-1876); appointed, court tipstaff, Luzerne County (1876-1902); died, February 8, 1907 in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.