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Pennsylvania State Senate

William A Overfield


Session Position District Party
1847 8 Jackson Democrat
 Counties   Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill


1786 - 1864

Born 1786, Northampton County, Hon. William Overfield, son of Martin and Sarah (Ott) Overfield, became prominent in public life, and represented Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties in the House of Representatives and Senate of Pennsylvania, and filled other offices with honor, a faithful and honest servant of the people. Jacksonian Democrat; businessman; saw-miller; lumber manufacturer and rafter with partner Judge Coolbaugh; sheriff of Pike County (then part of Monroe); state House of Representatives; state Senate; Canal Commissioner delegate to the reformed convention of 1836; married Sarah Coolbaugh. Interred in the old Sand Hill Cemetery.