02/02/1843 - 02/28/1931

RANCK, George Hildebrand, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, February 2, 1843 in Mifflinburg, Union County, Pa.; teacher (8 years); printer; founder, editor, and publisher, New Holland Clarion (1873-1906, 1918-1923); justice of the peace, New Holland (1871-1876); school director, New Holland (1882-1888); notary public; elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (2 times); member, Lancaster County Republican Committee; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); elected, burgess, New Holland (1895-1896); postmaster, United States Postal Service, New Holland (1897-1904); editor, Altoona Tribune (1907-1909); editor, Everett Republican (1909-1918); died, February 28, 1931 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania; interred, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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