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Pennsylvania State Senate

Christian Markle Straub


Session Position District Party
1855 28 Democrat
1857 7 Democrat
 Counties   Schuylkill


1804 - 1860

A Representative from Pennsylvania; born in 1804, Milton, Northumberland County; studied law; was admitted to the bar; prothonotary of Schuylkill County in 1845; sheriff of Schuylkill County in 1849; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, 1856-1858. Parents were Andrew II and Mary Eveline Walter.  Teacher, merchant lawyer. Died June 7, 1860 in Washington, D.C.; interred in Pottsville, Pa. (Congressional Biographies)