06/22/1826 - 11/20/1894

KAUFFMAN, Christian Shuman, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, June 22, 1826 in Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; store clerk; clerk, Safe Harbor Iron Works; proprietor, Kauffman and Saylor, dry goods (1848-1851); proprietor, Spangler and Kauffman, dry goods (1851-1854); director, Susquehanna Iron Company (1854-1875); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1856; proprietor, Kauffman and Price, dry goods (1857-1875); engaged, stone and lime business (1875-1886); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1879-1882); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Senate (1882); general manager, Columbia Iron Company (1886-1894); president, Columbia and Port Deposit Railroad; director, Columbia and Reading Railroad; president, Supplee Steam Engine Company; died, November 20, 1894 in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Bethel Cemetery, Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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