12/29/1807 - 03/28/1848

GWIN, Alexander, is a Representative from Huntingdon County; born, December 29, 1807 in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa.; A.M., Dickinson College, 1827; attorney (1830-1848); manager and editor, The Huntingdon Gazette (1834-1839); gubernatorial appointee, prosecuting attorney, Huntingdon County (1839-1842); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1846 term; elected, constable, Huntingdon (1846); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1846); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1847); died, March 28, 1848 in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

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