12/04/1841 - 03/29/1904

SCHAFER, John Martin, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, December 4, 1841 in Sligo, Allegheny County, Pa.; sergeant, Company B, 13th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); brewer; clerk, Office of Delinquent Tax Collector, Pittsburgh; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1872, 1873); elected, alderman, 29th Ward, Pittsburgh (1873-1876, 1880-1883); elected, school director, Pittsburgh (1874-1876); elected, guardian of the poor, Pittsburgh (1875-1877); elected, deputy mayor, Pittsburgh (1875-1876); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1876 and 1877; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1878); engaged, real estate business; unsuccessful campaign, assistant city assessor, Pittsburgh (1896); died, March 29, 1904 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, South Side Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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