04/03/1850 - 03/05/1927

GILLAN, William Rush, a Representative from Franklin County; born, April 3, 1850 in Hamilton Township, Franklin County, Pa.; farmer; teacher; attended, Mercersburg College; owner, grocery store (1872-1875); elected, clerk of courts, Franklin County (1875-1876); elected, school director, Chambersburg (6 years); lawyer (1879-1906); solicitor to commissioners, Franklin County; clerk to council, Chambersburg; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1890; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1892); elected judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County (1905-1925); died, March 5, 1927 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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