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ROBERT HAMILTON LAWSHE


Photo credit:

Meginness, John F., ed.  History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  Chicago: Brown, Runk and Co., 1892.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1868 Democrat
 Counties   Lycoming, Snyder, Union

Biography

04/08/1825 - 04/14/1902

LAWSHE, Robert Hamilton, a Representative from Lycoming, Snyder and Union Counties; born, April 8, 1825 in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pa.; employed, tannery; farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Salladasburg (1848-1851); appointed, superintendent, West Branch and Susquehanna Canal (1863); manager, Moshannon Land and Lumber Company (10 years); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1868 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1869 term; superintendent of construction, Pine Creek Railroad; contractor, Beech Creek Railroad; elected, council, Jersey Shore (1896-1900); died, April 14, 1902 in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.