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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1859 Representative Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


10/19/1810 - 12/23/1892

HAMERSLY, George Wharton, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, October 19, 1810 in York County, Pa.; printer; co-owner, The Examiner and Herald, Lancaster; sheriff deputy, Lancaster County (1834-1835); assistant clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1836-1837); reading clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1837-1838); elected, chief clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1838-1848); secretary, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1837-1838); member, Union State Central Committee; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Lancaster (1850-1853); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1859 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1860 term; clerk, office of the prothonotary, Philadelphia (1879-1891); died, December 23, 1892 in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.