07/10/1801 - 12/21/1886

Berks County (1836-1837), Armstrong, Clarion and Jefferson Counties (1856)

BOYER, Michael Krebs, a Representative from Armstrong, Berks, Clarion and Jefferson Counties; born, July 10, 1801 in Boyertown, Berks County, Pa.; private, Company H, 50th Regiment, Pennsylvania Voluntary Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); merchant (1828-1836); justice of the peace, Bernville; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1836-1837 term; elected, surveyor, Berks County (1839-1844); elected, prothonotary, Berks County (1848-1851); lawyer (1853-1856); engaged, lumber business, Jefferson County (1853-1856); reelected to the House for the 1856 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1857 term; clerk, United States Land Office, Washington, DC; route agent, West Penn Railroad; appointed, prothonotary clerk, Berks County; appointed, clerk, commissioners’ office, Berks County (1868-1874); appointed, clerk, sheriff’s office, Berks County (1874-1877); member, school board, Reading (1870); elected, jury commissioner, Reading (1877-1879); appointed, assessor, Reading (1880); tax collector, Reading (1880); died, December 21, 1886 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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