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Courtesy of the Bradford County Historical Society


Sessions Office Position District Party
1872 Representative Republican
1873 Representative Republican
Counties Bradford


09/08/1826 - 02/12/1886

DARRT, Benjamin Shipman, a Representative from Bradford County; born, September 8, 1826 in Pennsylvania; captain, Company C, 80th Regiment, 7th Pennsylvania Volunteer Calvary (1861-1865, Civil War); major, 80th Regiment, 7th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1865, Civil War); carriage maker; proprietor, hardware store; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1872 and 1873 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; died, February 12, 1886 in Canton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Park Cemetery, Canton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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