05/30/1823 - 11/22/1892

SELTZER, Dr. John H., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, May 30, 1823 in Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pa.; LL.B, Yale University, 1857; M.D., Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College); surgeon, 88th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); appointed, whiskey inspector, Philadelphia County (1855); lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1860 and 1861 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1862 term; solicitor, Guardians of the Poor; owner, John H. Seltzer & Bro, dry goods dealers; treasurer, Lebanon Stove Works (1890); died, November 22, 1892 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fernwood Cemetery, Fernwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

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