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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1862 Republican
1863 Union Republican
 Counties   Erie


05/11/1819 - 09/10/1890

TWITCHELL (TWICHELL), Edwin Whitney, a Representative from Erie County; born, May 11, 1819 in Monroe County, NY; engaged, mercantile business; owner and operator, E.W. Twichell & Son, general store; co-founder, Edinboro Academy (now Edinboro University of Pennsylvania); member, board of trustees, Northwest State Normal School (now Edinboro University of Pennsylvania); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1861; reelected to the House as a Union Republican in 1862; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1863); co-founder and president, Edinboro Savings Bank (1876-1884); died, September 10, 1890 in Edinboro, Erie County, Pennsylvania; interred, Edinboro Cemetery, Edinboro, Erie County, Pennsylvania.