12/08/1837 - 04/08/1899

MAGEE, Francis J., a Representative from York County; born, December 8, 1837 in Wrightsville, York County, Pa.; graduated, Georgetown College (now Georgetown University), 1859; captain, Company I, 76th Regiment, "Keyston Zouaves," Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); captain, “Wrightsville Grays,” Company I, 8th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard; principal, Wrightsville schools (1859-1861, 1865-1871); editor and publisher, Wrightsville Star (1867-1873); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1870 and 1871; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1872); elected, justice of the peace, Wrightsville (1872-1897); director, Wrightsville Iron Company; president, Wrightsville Hardware Company; appointed, superintendent, Soldier’s Orphans Industrial School in Scotland, Franklin County (1897-1899); died, April 8, 1899 in Scotland, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, interred, Fairview Cemetery, Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania.

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