03/15/1829 - 08/01/1893

KIERSTEAD, James Oglevie, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, March 15, 1829 in Fairfield, Essex County, NJ; mason; engaged, building and construction trade; elected, overseer of the poor, Scranton; elected, council, Scranton; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1876 and 1877; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1878); appointed, superintendent of construction, Office of the Supervising Architect, Scranton (1890-1893); died, August 1, 1893 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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