05/28/1820 - 03/11/1886

BEARDSLEE, Howkin Bulkley, a Representative from Wayne County; born, May 28, 1820 in Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne County, Pa.; studied law, Charles K. Robinson; lawyer; elected, register and recorder, Wayne County (1845-1848); co-owner and editor, Wayne County Herald (1847-1861); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Honesdale, Pa. (1858-1859); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1860 term, not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1861 term; elected, District Attorney, Wayne County (1861-1863); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1863-1866); deputy treasurer, Chase and Seaman appointed, District Attorney, Wayne County (1869); owner, Luzerne Union (1875-1879); founder, Luzerne County Herald (1882-1886); died, March 11, 1886 in Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Indian Orchard Cemetery, Indian Orchard, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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