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JOSEPH WOODRING


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Edick, La Vera. Four Score and More: My Memoir, History and a Family Legacy. Bloomington, In.:Trafford, 2013.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1858 Democrat
1859 Democrat
 Counties   Northampton

Biography

03/15/1813 - 10/01/1891

WOODRING, Joseph “Josh,” a Representative from Northampton County; born, March 15, 1813 in the city of Northampton, Northampton County, Pa.; attended, Marshall College (now, Franklin and Marshall College); private, Company K, 129th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); farmer; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1858 and 1859 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1860 term; died, October 1, 1891 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hays Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.