04/30/1859 - 06/09/1939

PEELOR, Joseph Elder, a Representative from Indiana County; born, Armstrong Township, Indiana County, Pa., on April 30, 1859; attended, Indiana Normal School (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania); graduated, University of Michigan Law School; attorney-at-law; partner, Peelor & Feit; elected, prothonotary and clerk of the courts, Indiana County (1894-1900); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1922; reelected and served 5 more consecutive terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1934); director, Savings & Trust Company of Indiana; died, June 9, 1939 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

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