01/09/1827 - 01/25/1906

GEPHART, John Philip, a Representative from Centre County; born, January 9, 1827 at Millheim, Centre County, Pa.; farmer; mercantile business; elected, register, recorder, and clerk of orphans’ court, Centre County (1863-1869); elected, justice of the peace, Bellefonte (1870-1878); chair, Centre County Democratic Committee (1878); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1878 and 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); died, January 25, 1906 in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania; interred, Williams Cemetery, Martha Furnace, Centre County, Pennsylvania.

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