03/10/1798 - 10/31/1880

BREWSTER, Henry, a Representative from Huntingdon County; born, March 10, 1798 in Fannettsburg, Franklin County, Pa.; general store clerk; proprietor, Henry Brewster & Co., mercantile, Franklin County (1825-1838); elected, surveyor, Franklin County; owner, mercantile store, Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County (1840-1853); elected, school board, Shirleysburg (1843-1844, 1856-1857); elected, council, Shirleysburg (1844, 1857-1858); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1845 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1846 term; justice of the peace, Shirleysburg; elected, burgess, Shirleysburg (1865); died, October 31, 1880 in Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Douglas Burying Ground, Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

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