06/14/1861 - 09/12/1917

YOUNG, Robert Kennedy, a Representative from Tioga County; born in Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa., June 14, 1861; lawyer (1884-1917); manager, president and counsel, Wellsboro Electric Company; elected, justice of the peace (1889-1896); elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1895, 1904); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1897 and 1899 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1900); president, Tioga Savings and Trust Company; elected, Pennsylvania Auditor General (1907-1910); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1912); elected, Progressive National Convention (1912, 1916); elected, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1913-1917); appointed, Pennsylvania Public Service Commission (1917); died, September 12, 1917 in Blossburg, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.



Young, Robert Kennedy.  Tales of Tioga Pennsylvania and Its People.  Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1916.

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