02/27/1859 - 02/02/1923

GRUVER, George W., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, February 27, 1859 in Newport Township, Luzerne County, Pa.; attended, Wyoming Seminary; captain, Company G, 9th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1879-1888); engaged, mercantile business; chief clerk, coal shipping office, Pennsylvania Railroad Company; insurance agent; chief clerk, District Attorney's office, Luzerne County; elected, president, school board, Nanticoke; elected, justice of the peace, Nanticoke (1895-1898); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1898; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900); unsuccessful campaign, sheriff, Luzerne County (1915); transcribing clerk, office of the commissioners, Luzerne County; died, February 2, 1923 in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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