02/01/1848 - 09/03/1913

FUERTH, Leopold, a Representative from Wayne County; born, February 1, 1848 in Austria; operator, wholesale liquor business; chief, Port Jervis (NY) Fire Department; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1884, 1910); member, Wayne County Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to four nonconsecutive terms in 1900, 1902, 1906 and 1908; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1904); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1904); elected, Minority Leader (1909-1910); unsuccessful campaign, prothonotary, Wayne County (1911); died, September 3, 1913 in Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Glen Dyberry Cemetery, Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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