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Pennsylvania State Senate

Horace Leander Haldeman



Session Position District Party
1915-1916 17 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster, Lebanon


1847 - 1920

Born at Locust Grove, Conoy Township, Lancaster County, Sept. 16, 1847, Horace was the son of Cyrus S. and Elizabeth Stehman (Breneman) Haldeman; attended public and private schools in Philadelphia, enlisting in 1863 as 1st Lt., Co. H, 20th Vol. Cavalry, 181st Regt., PVI; mustered out as Captain, July 1865, Harrisburg.  After the war, he pursued iron manufacturing at Chickies, Lancaster County; was president of the Pulaski (Va.) Iron Co.; delegate to numerous Republican state conventions; promoted to Col., Pa. Nat. Guard; elected to the state Senate in 1916; died in office as an incumbent candidate, Marietta, Pa., Oct. 27, 1920.