10/05/1849 - 11/18/1913

AILMAN, Jerome T., a Representative from Juniata County; born in Walker Township, Juniata County, Pa., October 5, 1849; graduated, Airy View Academy; attended, Bloomsburg Literary Institute and Normal School (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania); graduated with honors, Princeton University, 1877; farmer; school teacher; principal, Airy View Academy (3 years); bank cashier and rancher, New Mexico (3 years); lecturer, Pennsylvania State Grange (1894-1899); secretary, Pennsylvania State Grange (1899-1913); unsuccessful People’s Party campaign, Governor of Pennsylvania (1894); unsuccessful People’s Party campaign, United States Congress (1896); unsuccessful Democratic campaign for election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1906); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by Special Election on March 30, 1907 to serve the remaining 1907 term; Sworn-In on April 3, 1907 and served 2 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1913 term; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1912); died, November 18, 1913, in Thompsontown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania; interred, Centre Lutheran Cemetery, Walker Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania.

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