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Luther Kidder


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1842 11 Democrat
1843 11 Democrat
1844 13 Democrat
 Counties   Columbia, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Wayne

Biography

11/19/1808 - 09/30/1854

Judge Luther Kidder (D11) Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Wayne Counties 1842-1843 (D13) Columbia, Luzerne Counties 1844

Early Life:

Judge Luther Kidder, born November 19, 1808, Waterford, Vermont; son of Luther and Phebe Church Kidder; family moved, Wilkes-Barre, settling in what became Kidder Township, Carbon County; tuition school education; read law, attorney; married, Martha Ann Scott Kidder, 1835, children, Martha E Kidder Moore, David Scott Kidder, Emma Victoria Kidder, Charles Holland Kidder; Dickinson Law School, honorary Master of Arts degree, 1842; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1842-1844; President Judge of Carbon County, 1847; died, September 30, 1854 (age 45 years, 315 days) Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interment, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 11th district, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Wayne Counties, 1842-1843.

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 13th district, Columbia, Luzerne 1844.

Cited:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/220051046/luther-kidder

Alston, Mass. F.E. Kidder, A History of the Kidder Family, p. 39. F.E. Kidder, A History of the Kidder Family