12/24/1831 - 02/06/1904

GROSS, George Tilghman, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, December 24, 1831 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa.; private, Company I, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); printer, Allentown Democrat; elected, recorder, Lehigh County (1857-1859); appointed, assistant assessor, Lehigh County, United States Internal Revenue Service (1866-1868); restauranteur; prison inspector, Lehigh County (1873-1874); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874; reelected to serve for 3 more consecutive terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1878); engaged, mercantile business; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Allentown (1886-1890); cigar salesman; died, February 6, 1904 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

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