10/05/1848 - 08/04/1915

PENSINGER, John Taylor a Representative from Franklin County; born in Welsh Run, Franklin County, Pa., October 5, 1848; private, Company K, 182nd Regiment, 14th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1864, Civil War); millwright; traveling salesman, Wolf Company (1884-1899, 1903-1915; vice president, 1905-1915); president, Lakeview Milling Company (1904-1915); school director (3 years); elected, auditor, Franklin County (1885-1888); elected, burgess, Mercersburg (1886-1888); elected, sheriff, Franklin County (1899-1902); chair, Franklin County Republican Committee (1902-1905); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1908; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1910 General election; died, August 4, 1915 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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