09/09/1818 - 09/18/1895

KOON, David S., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, September 9, 1818 in Dutchess County, NY; lawyer; private, Company H, 19th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1862, Civil War); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Providence, Pa. (1846-1850); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1866 and 1867 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1868 term; appointed, justice of the peace, Pittston; secretary, Pittston Poor Board (9 years); died, September 18, 1895 in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mosier Cemetery, Duryea, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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