06/12/1859 - 09/30/1928

MERRICK, Walter T., a Representative from Tioga County; born in Charleston Township, Tioga County, Pa., June 12, 1859; graduated, Elmira Free Academy; graduated, Mansfield Normal School (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania); dentist; engaged in real estate; secretary, Tioga borough (1884-1885); lawyer (1885-1928); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1893 and 1895 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1894); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1897-1900); appointed, Naval Officer, Philadelphia (1900-1912); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1920); died, September 30, 1928 in Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

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