02/16/1830 - 09/02/1902

BIERER, John Jacob, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, February 16, 1830 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pa.; captain, Company C, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); carpenter; proprietor, paper mills; engaged, real estate business; engaged, insurance business; elected, mayor, Latrobe (1860-1876); elected, school director, Latrobe; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882 and 1890; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884, 1892); died, September 2, 1902 in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint James Cemetery, Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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