06/12/1882 - 05/24/1975

BUNGARD, Rev. Benjamin Finkle, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, June 12, 1882 in Indian Head, Fayette County, Pa.; graduated, Peterson Business College, 1904; attended, Otterbein College, Oh., 1912; D.D., Otterbein College, 1927; farmer; clerk, grocery store (2 years); interchange agent, Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company (4 years); employed, H.C. Frick Coke Company; teacher, Monessen High School (2 years); elected, school board, Sewickley Township; ordained minister (1915-1975); minister, United Brethren Church, Monessen; chair, Red Cross, Public Service Reserve, and the Four Minute Men, Sewickley Township; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1914 and 1918; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1916, 1920); minister, First United Brethren Church, Altoona; minister, Trinity Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant; died, May 24, 1975 in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint John’s Centennial United Brethren Cemetery, Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. 

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