10/03/1840 - 03/06/1916

ZIEGLER, William Thomas, a Representative from Adams County; born, October 3, 1840 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa.; corporal, Company F, 87th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1865; prisoner of war, 1863 and 1864-1865); hat maker (5 years); carriage painter and manufacturer (4 years); livery business owner; vice president, Citizens’ Trust Company; president, Gettysburg Mutual Fire Insurance Company; elected, school director, Gettysburg (3 terms); elected, council, Gettysburg (1890-1891); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1890 and 1892; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); hotel proprietor; proprietor, clothing factory; engaged in real estate; died, March 6, 1916 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania; interred, Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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