1826 - 02/06/1898

LEISENRING, Charles M., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1826 in Germany; innkeeper, Shamokin, Pa.; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Paxinos, Northumberland County, Pa. (1848); book and journal printer, Philadelphia; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1856 and 1857 term; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1860, 1871); member, Democratic City Executive Committee; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House of Representatives for the 1868 term; tea merchant; journal publisher, “The Commonwealth” (1878-1879); died, February 6, 1898 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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