1802 - 03/12/1873

BATES, Dr. Salmon S., a Representative from Crawford and Warren Counties; born, 1802 in Chenango County, NY; appointed, surgeon, United States Army Boards of Enrollment (1863-1864, Civil War); second lieutenant, Company E, 103rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); physician; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Cooperstown, Pa. (1829-1833); elected, school director, Titusville; elected, council, Titusville; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1861; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1862); farmer; engaged, oil business; silver miner; died, March 12, 1873 in Oil Creek Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Woodlawn Cemetery, Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

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