08/25/1827 - 10/18/1896

BOOK, Henry S., a Representative from Lancaster County; born, August 25, 1827 in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pa.; attended, Professor Wickersham’s Academy; first lieutenant, Company A, 10th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); pump maker; tobacconist; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1884; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1886); died, October 18, 1896 in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Maytown Union Cemetery, Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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