1828 - 08/20/1905

WHEELER, Earl Amos, a Representative from Butler, Lawrence and Mercer Counties; born, 1828 in Trumbull County, Oh.; tinner; proprietor, stove and hardware store (1848-1862); coal operator (1862-1872); elected, council, Sharon, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1869 and 1870; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1871); proprietor, Wheeler Iron Company (1873-1900); inventor, Wheeler vertical water tube boiler; member, school board, Sharon, Pa. (12 years); director, Sharon Savings & Trust Company; United States Patent holder, traction motor (1904); died, August 20, 1905 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oakwood Cemetery, Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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