10/08/1829 - 05/13/1906

Van VORCE, John, a Representative from Lycoming County; born, October 8, 1829 in Lawsville Township (now Franklin Township), Susquehanna County, Pa.; corporal, Wonderly’s Independent Cavalry, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1862, Civil War); blacksmith; elected, assessor, Williamsport (1857-1859); elected, council, Williamsport (1859-1886); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1886; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); unsuccessful campaign, council, Williamsport (1890); died, May 13, 1906 in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

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