04/26/1852 - 08/27/1930

SEYFERT, Augustus G., a Representative from Lancaster County; born, April 26, 1852 in Brecknock Township, Berks County, Pa.; attended, Millersville State Normal School (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania); teacher; president, New Holland district teachers’ institute (9 years); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Beartown (4 years); clerk, recorder’s office, Lancaster County (5 years); member, Lancaster County Republican Committee; chair, Lancaster County Republican Committee (1893); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1890, 1892, 1894, and 1896; resigned from the House, October 7, 1897; appointed, consular, United States Consular Service (1897-1912: Startford, Canada, 1897-1906; Matamoras, Mexico, 1906; Collingwood, Canada, 1907-1908; Owen Sound, Canada, 1908-1912); secretary, Lancaster County Board of Poor Directors (1912-1930); died, August 27, 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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