07/11/1797 - 09/29/1884

HALLOWELL, Benjamin Taylor, a Representative from Montgomery County; born, July 11, 1797 in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pa.; attended, Joseph Foulke Boarding School; farmer; store clerk; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1845 term; reelected to the House for the 1846 and 1848 terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1847 term; justice of the peace, Abington Township; elected, school director, Abington Township; died, September 29, 1884 in Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, Abington Friends Cemetery, Jenkintown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. 

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