08/18/1834 - 08/02/1919

ACKERLY, Albert I., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, August 18, 1834 in South Abington, Lackawanna County, Pa.; attended, Wyoming Seminary; major, Company K, 108th Regiment, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1861-1864, Civil War); farmer; land surveyor; unsuccessful campaign, sheriff, Luzerne County (1868); elected, delegate, Radical County Convention of Luzerne County (1869); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1876, 1877 and 1878; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1880); appointed, sheriff, Lackawanna County (1878); elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1883); elected, alternate delegate, Republican State Convention (1884); elected, assessor and school director, North Abington Township; elected, supervisor, South Abington Township (1897-1898, 1901-1902); elected, supervisor, Clarks Summit (1902-1903); elected, vice president, Abington Mutual Fire Association (1897); died, August 2, 1919 in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Clarks Green Cemetery, Clarks Green, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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