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Sessions Office Position District Party
1874 Representative Republican
1875 Representative Republican
1876 Representative Republican
Counties Chester

Biography

11/11/1828 - 06/04/1897


CAREY, Peter Gruver, a Representative from Chester County; born, November 11, 1828 in Coventryville, Chester County, Pa.; businessman; justice of the peace, Phoenixville (25 years); elected, burgess, Phoenixville; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican for the 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; elected, council, Phoenixville; director, Chester County Mutual Fire Insurance Company; director, Guarantee Trust and Safe Deposit Company of Chester County; president, National Bank of Phoenixville (1890-1897); died, June 4, 1897 in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, Morris Cemetery, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.