09/16/1823 - 11/19/1912

KNIGHT, Jesse Wilson, a Representative from Bucks County; born, September 16, 1823 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa; private, Company I, 17th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1862, Civil War); private, Company G, 43rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); miller; superintendent (1841-1848) and partner (1849-1859), John Dorrance Flour Mill; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat to the 1860 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1861 term; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1871-1874); director of the poor, Bucks County; elected, council, Bristol; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Governor (1908); died, November 19, 1912 in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint James Episcopal Churchyard, Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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