Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1893-1894 Representative Republican
1895-1896 Representative Republican
Counties Montgomery

Biography

08/26/1864 - 09/27/1936


DAMBLY, Benjamin Witman, a Representative from Montgomery County; born, August 26, 1864 in Skippack, Montgomery County, Pa.; publisher and editor, Der Neutralist and the Montgomery Transcript, Skippack; editor, Harleysville News (6 months); elected, secretary, Montgomery County Republican Committee; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1889); elected, school director, Skippack (1891); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1892 and 1894; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); member, board of directors, Ursinus College (1894-1900); director, Perkiomen Valley Mutual Fire Company (1896-1936); member, draft board (1917, World War I); justice of the peace, Skippack; died, September 27, 1936 in Skippack, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Trinity Christian United Church Cemetery, Skippack, Montgomery, Pennsylvania.


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