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NELSON WEISER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1864 Democrat
1865 Democrat
1866 Democrat
 Counties   Carbon, Lehigh

Biography

08/06/1823 - 04/20/1876

Carbon and Lehigh Counties (1864), Lehigh County (1865-1866)

WEISER, Nelson Alan, a Representative from Carbon and Lehigh Counties; born, August 6, 1823 in Pennsylvania; attended, Allentown Academy; cigar maker; farmer; printer; deputy Postmaster, United States Postal Service, Allentown; transcribing clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1854-1857); co-owner, Trexler, Harlacher and Weiser, newspaper publishers (1858-1874); book seller; elected, common council, Allentown; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1864 term, reelected to the House for the 1865 and 1866 terms; died, April 20, 1876 in Pennsylvania; interred, Union West End Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.