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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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Babcock, Charles A.  Venango County, Pennsylvania: Her Pioneers and People. Vol. 1.  2 vols. Chicago: J.H. Beers & Company, 1919.



Session Position District Party
1862 Republican
1863 Union Republican
 Counties   Mercer, Venango


09/06/1827 - 07/29/1885

BEEBE, Manly Colton, a Representative from Mercer and Venango Counties; born, September 6, 1827 in Onondaga County, NY; teacher; engaged, pottery business; elected, justice of the peace; attorney-at-law; elected, school superintendent, Mercer County; 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); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1873-1873); elected, member, Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture; elected, chair, Oil City Independent Republican Committee (1882); died, July 29, 1885 in Neptune, Monmouth County, New Jersey; interred, Fairview Cemetery, Pleasantville, Venango County, Pennsylvania.