02/11/1831 - 11/27/1902

NISLEY, Joseph Herman, a Representative from Dauphin County; born, February 11, 1831 in Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County, Pa.; engaged, hardware business; staff, Governor James Pollack (1855-1858); appointed, United States Assistant Assessor (1866-1867); elected, prothonotary, Dauphin County (1867-1873); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican for the 1875, 1876, 1877 and 1878 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1879 term; clerk, furniture store; notary public; manager, Middletown National Bank; engaged in real estate and insurance; died, November 27, 1902 in Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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