10/04/1820 - 09/12/1907

ROATH, Emanuel Dyer, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, October 4, 1820 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa.; attended, Shippensburg Academy; captain, Company E, 107th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War: prisoner of war, Libby, Salisbury and Danville Prisons, 1864-1865); teacher; employed, lumber yard; elected, justice of the peace, Marietta (1854-1907); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1857; reelected to the House in 1866; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1858, 1867); conveyancer of deeds; school director, Marietta (12 years); deputy coroner, Lancaster County (1869-1878); died, September 12, 1907 in Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Marietta Cemetery, Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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