09/24/1827 - 09/08/1899

SHUMAN, George A., a Representative from Franklin and Perry Counties; born, September 24, 1827 in Landisburg, Perry County, Pa.; first lieutenant, Company C, 92nd Regiment, 9th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1861-1863, Civil War); major, Company H, 92nd Regiment, 9th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1865, Civil War); tailor; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1865 and 1866; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1867); proprietor, grocery store; proprietor, Hotel Dempsey; farmer; died, September 8, 1885 in Landisburg, Perry County, Pennsylvania; interred, Landisburg Cemetery, Landisburg, Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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