02/22/1844 - 12/22/1902

KENNEDY, George Washington, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born, February 22, 1844 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (now University of the Sciences), 1869; private, Company G, 32nd Regiment, 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserves (1862-1863, Civil War); first sergeant, Company K, 182nd Regiment, 21st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1864, Civil War); hospital steward, Company E, 187th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864, Civil War); druggist; elected, school director, Pottsville; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1890 and 1892; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1894); elected, president, school board of Schuylkill County; elected, president, Pennsylvania State Pharmaceutical Association (1900-1902); died, December 22, 1902 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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