05/20/1819 - 05/08/1894

ASHCOM, Charles Wesley, a Representative from Bedford and Somerset Counties; born, May 20, 1819 in Everett, Bedford County, Pa.; clerk; merchant (1844-1856); proprietor and master machinist, Hopewell machine shops (1857-1885); chair, Bedford County Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1860; not a candidiate for reelection to the House (1861); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Republican Conventions; appointed, collector, Internal Revenue, 16th District (1867-1872); justice of the peace, Everett, Pa.; engaged, insurance business, Ashcom & Garber; died, May 8, 1894 in Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Everett Cemetery, Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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