08/20/1842 - 10/28/1911

ECKERT, Henry T., a Representative from Northumberland County; born, August 20, 1842 in Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pa.; attended, Freeburg Academy; teacher; travelling grocery salesman, Burns & Smucker of Philadelphia; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1886; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1888); travelling salesman, R.C. Williams & Company of New York; newspaper contributor; poet; musical composer; died, October 28, 1911 in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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