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JACOB B. MEILY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1866 Union Republican
1867 Republican
 Counties   Lebanon

Biography

04/22/1828 - 10/04/1884

MEILY, Jacob B., a Representative from Lebanon County; born, April 22, 1828 in Fredericksburg, Lebanon County, Pa.; attended, Mercersburg Academy; captain, Company G, 115th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1864, Civil War); 1st lieutenant, Company D, 110th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); teacher; potter; engaged, pottery sales; elected as a Union Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1865; reelected to the House as a Republican in 1866; died, October 4, 1884 in Ono, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Nebo Cemetery, Ono, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.