03/03/1862 - 06/07/1953

STONE, John Franklin, a Representative from Potter County; born in Harrison Township, Potter County, Pa., March 3, 1862; attended, Harrison and Ulysses High Schools; attended, Allen’s Business College, Elmira, NY; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Ulysses; deputy prothonotary and clerk of the courts, Potter County (1891-1894); attorney; president, Columbus, Ohio, Gas Company; president, Alliance, Ohio, Gas Company; president, Shinglehouse Gas Company; president, The Manufacturers Gas Company of Port Allegheny; president, Roulette Gas Company; president, Mountain Gas Company; president, V&S Bottle Company; treasurer, Genesee Chemical Company; farmer; elected, alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention (1912); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1916); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1931, 1933 and 1935 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1937 term; died, June 7, 1953 in Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania; interred, Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport, Pennsylvania.

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