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Jeremiah Albert Stober


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1899-1900 14 Republican
1901-1902 14 Republican
1903-1904 14 Republican
1905-1906 14 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster

Biography

01/20/1842 - 01/10/1910

Private Jeremiah Albert Stober (R14) Lancaster County 1899-1906

Early Life: 

Private Jeremiah Albert Stober, born January 20, 1842 Clay Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; son of Elias and Sarah Ziegler Stober;  Ephrata Academy; private, Company D, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia  Civil War, 1863, store clerk; engaged, surveying and conveyancing; cigar manufacturer and tobacco dealer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Schoeneck, Pennsylvania, 1869-1871; justice of the peace, West Cocalico Township, 28 years; West Cocalico Township, Republican County Committee, thirty years; member, Republican State Committee, several terms; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1874-1877; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1899-1906; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1909, died prior to taking the oath of office); died, January 10, 1910, West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interment, Mellingers Cemetery, Schoeneck, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Early Career:

Private, Company D, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia, Civil War, 1863; store clerk; engaged, surveying and conveyancing; cigar manufacturer and tobacco dealer.

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Elected, member, Pennsylvania-German Society, July 13, 1899.

Pennsylvania Politics:  
Postmaster, United States Postal Service, Schoeneck, Pennsylvania, 1869-1871.

Justice of the peace, West Cocalico Township, 28 years.

West Cocalico Township, Republican County Committee, thirty years.

Member, Republican State Committee, several terms.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1874-1877; not a candidate for reelection, 1878.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 14th district, Lancaster County, 1899-1906; committee assignments regular and extraordinary session, Agriculture, Appropriations, Elections, Finance, Mines and Mining and Public Health and Sanitation, 1905.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1909, died prior to taking the oath of office, May 1, 1910).

Cited: 

Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Miller, H.P. (Assistant Editor) (1906) Smull’s Legislative Hand Book, pages 823 and 829-834, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 805.