09/28/1819 - 05/29/1890

Luzerne County, 1857-1858, Lackawanna and Luzerne County, 1883-1884

JENKINS, Steuben, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, September 28, 1819 in Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pa.; attorney-at-law; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1856 and 1857; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1858); clerk and attorney, County Commissioners’ office, Luzerne County; elected, justice of the peace, Wyoming, Pa.; manager, Foreign Mail Bureau, United States Postal Service; reelected to the House in 1882; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1884); trustee, State Hospital for the Insane at Danville; director, First National Bank of Pittston; died, May 29, 1890 in Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Orangeville, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.




Jenkins, Steuben.  A Yankee Celebration at Wyoming in ye Olden Time: An Historical Address, Read before the Wyoming Historical and Genealogical Society. conference publication, 1881.

Jenkins, Steuben.  Wyoming: A Record of the One Hundredth Year Commemorative Observance of the Battle and Massacre, July 3, 1778—July 3, 1878.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: Beardslee & Company, Printers, 1882

Jenkins, Steuben.  Union Services at the Old Forty Fort Church on June 15th, 1888.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: Press of the Wilkes-Barre Record, 1888.

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