05/19/1814 - 11/05/1886

EYSTER, Christian Schlagle, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, May 19, 1814 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa.; attended, Wesleyan University; lawyer; acting Attorney General, Allegheny County (1847); deputy attorney general, Allegheny County (1848); unsuccessful campaign, prosecuting attorney, Allegheny County (1850); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1853 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1854 term; reelected to the House as an American party candidate for the 1855 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1856 term; reelected to the House as a Republican for the 1857 term; presidential appointee, judge, Supreme Court, Territory of Colorado (1866-1871); elected, District Attorney, Denver, Co. (1875-1877); elected, prosecuting attorney, Weld County, Co. (1875-1877); engaged, mining operations; died, November 5, 1886 in Fruita, Mesa County, Colorado; interred, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 

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