1800 - 09/16/1888

DOHNERT, John H., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1800 in Pennsylvania; served, Old Guard State Fencibles, Pennsylvania Militia (1827); secretary, Liberty Fire Company (1819); marble paper manufacturer (1828-1860s); elected, commissioner, Spring Garden (1837-1845; president, 1842-1845); elected, treasurer, Philadelphia County (1846-1848); unsuccessful election, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1849); unsuccessful election, select council, Philadelphia (1854); president, Spring Garden Mutual Insurance Company (1856-1884); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1858 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1859 term; president, Northern Trust Company (1872-1873); president, Northern Savings Fund (1873-1874); died, September 16, 1888 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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