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Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1889-1890 Representative Democrat
Counties Lehigh

Biography

09/04/1840 - 12/05/1914


WAGNER, Henry C., a Representative from Lehigh County; born, September 4, 1840 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa.; attended, Allentown Seminary (now Muhlenberg College); private, Company I, 1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); captain, Company K, 54th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War; prisoner of war, 1862); elected, council, Allentown (1875-1876); appointed, deputy prothonotary, Allentown (1876-1878); elected, prothonotary, Allentown (1879-1882); unsuccessful campaign, prothonotary, Allentown (1881); appointed, clerk, Lehigh County Commissioners’ Office (1882-1887); engaged, insurance business; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1888; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); bookkeeper; secretary, Neuweiler Brewing Company; died, December 5, 1914 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union-West End Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.