12/25/1853 - 10/17/1928

NEWHARD, Robert M., a Representative from Delaware County; born, December 25, 1853 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa.; attended, Lebanon Valley Academy; graduated, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; pharmacist; gubernatorial appointee, quarantine master, Port of Philadelphia (1887-1897); appointed, special officer, United States Internal Revenue Service (1898-1900); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1900; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1902 General election; died, October 17, 1928 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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