10/13/1874 - 06/21/1936

BERNTHEIZEL, Cleon Nivelle, a Representative from Lancaster County; born in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa., October 13, 1874; graduated, Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), 1898; first lieutenant and battalion adjutant, Company C, 4th Infantry, Pennsylvania National Guard (1900-1919; Mexican Border, 1916; American Expeditionary Force, World War I); Judge Advocate, Pennsylvania National Guard; lawyer; elected, council president, Columbia borough (9 years); solicitor, Columbia borough; thespian; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1913 and 1915 terms; resigned from the House, December 31, 1915; elected, District Attorney, Lancaster County (1916-1917); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1921-1924); director, Keeley Stove Company; director, Central Savings and Loan Association; died, June 21, 1936 in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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