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"Dr. Harry B. Ely in the Public Eye." The Citizen [Citizen Pub. Co.] 15 Mar. 1912, 1.


Sessions Office Position District Party
1897-1898 Representative Republican
Counties Wayne


04/16/1866 - 10/25/1925

ELY, Dr. Harry Birney, a Representative from Wayne County; born, April 16, 1866 in Sugar Run, Bradford County, Pa.; attended, Susquehanna Collegiate Institute (now Susquehanna University); M.D., Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), 1886; physician and surgeon; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); director, Honesdale Dime Bank; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1906); elected, council, Honesdale; proprietor and treasurer, Ely Lumber Company and Kimble Lumber Company; director, Wayne Milling Company; medical inspector, Wayne County, Pennsylvania Department of Health; died, October 25, 1925 in in Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Glen Dyberry Cemetery, Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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