04/05/1823 - 11/27/1891

EVERHART, John C., a Representative from Blair County; born, April 5, 1823 in Menno, Mifflin County, Pa.; private, Company D, 200th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); employed, blacksmith shop; employed, retail store; proprietor, J.C. Everhart & Son; elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1856); elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1856); elected, council, Martinsburg (1859-1861); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Martinsburg; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1870); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat for the 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; registry clerk, Pennsylvania Auditor General’s Office (1879-1881); died, November 27, 1891 in Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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