06/17/1805 - 03/17/1882

HILLMAN, Herman Baker, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, June 17, 1805 in Montgomery Township, Montgomery County, Pa.; colonel, Lehigh County Militia (1836); storekeeper, Lehigh Navigation Company; owner, packet and transportation boat company; coal developer and operator; proprietor, Old Eagle Hotel, Wilkes Barre; elected, burgess, Wilkes Barre (1853-1854); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1861 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1862 term; elected, associate judge, Luzerne County; director, First National Bank; unsuccessful campaign, commissioner, Luzerne County (1875); died, March 17, 1882 in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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