10/16/1856 - 10/13/1935

BEER, William Augustus, a Representative from Clarion County; born, October 16, 1856 in Callensburg, Clarion County, Pa.; miner; teacher; journal editor, Common Sense; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1883 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1885 term; professor, Slippery Rock State Normal School (now Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania); professor, Clarion State Normal School (now Pennsylvania Western University, Clarion); elected, superintendent of public schools, Clarion County (1893-1902); employed, Carnegie Natural Gas Company (1905-1907); professor, State Normal School at Fairmont, WV (now Fairmont State University of West Virginia) (1908-1911); principal, Condon School, Eugene, Or. (1911-1915); professor, Normal School at Arcata, Ca. (now Humboldt State College) (1915-1919); engaged, insurance and real estate business (1919-1928); elected, justice of the peace (1926-1935); died, October 13, 1935 in Arcata, Humboldt County, California; interred, Greenwood Cemetery, Arcata, Humboldt County, California.

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