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Pennsylvania House of Representatives


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“VIllage of Heckton, Formerly Althea Grove.” The Historical Marker Database, October 15, 2008. www.hmdb.org.



Session Position District Party
1861 Democrat
 Counties   Dauphin


1810 - 08/26/1890

HECK, Dr. Lewis, a Representative from Dauphin County; born, 1810 in Franklin County, Pa.; physician; surgeon; engaged, farming and mining enterprises; owner and operator, steam sawmill (1843-1890); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1851); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1860; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1861); died, August 26, 1890 in Heckton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverview Cemetery, Heckton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.