02/24/1811 - 10/28/1876

Columbia and Montour Counties (1857), Columbia, Montour, Sullivan and Wyoming Counties (1858)

ENT, Peter, a Representative from Columbia, Montour, Sullivan and Wyoming Counties; born, February 24, 1811 in Roaring Creek Township, Northumberland County (now Columbia County), Pa.; carpenter; building contractor; elected, commissioner, Columbia County; toll collector, Beach Creek, Luzerne County, Susquehanna River; dry goods merchant; engaged, iron furnace; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1857 and 1858 terms; elected, delegate, State Democratic Convention (1860); elected, National Democratic Convention (1860); died, October 28, 1876 in Lightstreet, Columbia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Highland Cemetery, Lightstreet, Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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