05/10/1839 - 08/31/1906

GEHR, Hastings, a Representative from Franklin County; born, May 10, 1839 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa.; attended, Chambersburg Academy and Mount Washington Academy, Md.; attended, Duff’s Business College, Pittsburgh; lawyer (1860-1906); clerk, War Department, Washington DC (Civil War, 1861-1864); register for bankruptcy for Adams, Franklin, Fulton, Bedford, and Somerset Counties (1867-1874); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as Republican for the 1875, 1876, and 1877 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1878 term; director, Valley National Bank; died, August 31, 1906 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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